Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday September 01, 2015

Tech Giants Teaming Up On Higher Quality Online Video

According to this press release, Microsoft, Google, Intel, Mozilla, Amazon, Netflix and Cisco are all banding together to create new video compression technology that will boost the quality of online video.

Seven leading Internet companies today announced formation of the Alliance for Open Media آ– an open-source project that will develop next-generation media formats, codecs and technologies in the public interest. The Alliance’s founding members are Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel Corporation, Microsoft, Mozilla and Netflix. The new Alliance is committing its collective technology and expertise to meet growing Internet demand for top-quality video, audio, imagery and streaming across devices of all kinds and for users worldwide.