Around the Net

Battle Over Video Tech Standards at Santa Clara Conference

There’s a battle over technology standards being waged right now, and the future of video on the Internet hangs in the balance. In some ways, the debate over WebRTC is par for the course in Silicon Valley, with proponents of an open source, royalty-free standard clashing with the inventors (and paid patent-holders) of a more established, higher-quality standard.

That argument played out onstage this week at the WebRTC Conference & Expo in Santa Clara, Calif. The discussions between rivals here have been cordial, at turns deeply technical, but they all seem to come back to the same sticking point–whether WebRTC will be powered in the future by VP9 or H.265.

Read more at http://www.business2communit



Read the whole story at »

Next story loading loading..