The Codec Wars: H.265 and VP9 Signal a Big Jump in Video
Author: Jim Lundy
Date: October 30, 2013
Research Note Number: 2013-42
Issue: Who are the collaboration providers and how will they evolve?
Summary: Online HD video is exploding, and H.265 and VP9 represent the next generation of video codecs to enable HD. It signals a new era of high definition video delivered using up to half the bandwidth of most current codecs.