Google Open-sourcing VP8 Video May Change Internet Video Forever

By Michael Silbergleid

“For a while now, Internet video was simple. You used Adobe Flash, with its 95% plus market share, and that was that. Then things changed. The next Web standard, HTML 5, came along, but it didn’t spell out that Flash or anything else would be the video codec standard. Then, Apple refused to have anything to do with Flash on its ‘i’ family of devices. Now it seems Google may be open-sourcing the VP8 video codec. Internet video is about to get a lot more complicated.”

Intrigued? You can read more at http://blogs.computerworld.com/15921/google_open_sourcing_vp8_video_may_change_internet_video_forever?

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