The Codec Wars: H.265 and VP9 Signal a Big Jump in Video

Author: Jim Lundy

Date: October 30, 2013
Topic: Collaboration

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.

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