Latest VP8 Stories

2014-08-12 12:34:17

Trade secret and patent infringement suits allege Google appropriated tech company's patented methods for streaming video compression used in Android, YouTube, Chrome and other platforms; case filed

2014-03-18 16:28:04

Acano future proofs Software-defined Infrastructure with H.265 and VP9 LONDON and NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today Acano

Google Hangouts Going HD, May Enter Enterprise Market
2013-08-29 13:45:58

Google has begun to upgrade its Hangouts video conferencing feature to include 720p HD video, thanks to a switch from the H.264 video codec to VP8, an open source and royalty free video codec introduced in 2010. The switch allowed Google to begin offering 720p video without taxing users’ processors.

2010-05-21 07:00:00

TEMPE, Ariz., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Unicorn Media, Inc., a leader in video workflow optimization technology, today announced it will provide support for the new container format for VP8 video, otherwise known as WebM, as part of its ongoing commitment to support the widest array of video delivery technology.

2010-05-19 12:20:00

NEVADA CITY, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Telestream, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced broad support for the WebM project along with Google and other industry leaders.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.