Electronics and chip manufacturers will support VP9 codec for 4K video




A number of electronics manufacturers, including LG, Samsung and Sony, will support Google’s free right VP9 codec. Also, several chip manufacturers such as Intel and Qualcomm, have indicated that the codec, in particular for 4k video is interesting, will embrace.

VP9 codec After also duty-free VP8 codec, packed in a container WebM, Google was pushed forward as an alternative to H.264 less free to use, without much success aims to promote in response to the non VP9 codec, the Internet giant duty free hevc codec, previously known as h.265. Leading up to the CES Google seems some key players to have won. Thus, LG, Panasonic, Samsung, Sharp, Sony and Toshiba promise that future hardware such as televisions, the codec will support it.

No less important commitments from chip manufacturers, such as ARM, Intel, Broadcom and Marvell. This allows future socs and processors have cores that can decompress. Compressed video hardware with VP9 In total, Google would have drawn up a list of 19 hardware partners.

Google wants to go VP9 especially committed to offering self 4K content on its YouTube platform. The codec compresses a factor of two better than H.264 and is duty-free to use. According to Google For hevc codec manufacturers royalties due. YouTube and Google expect the first compatible hardware on the market in 2015. Nevertheless, YouTube does not yet that it will be offering. Material is also an associate professor with the equally efficient hevc codec Opposite GigaOM left a CEO know that YouTube is not seeking a new ‘codec war.


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