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VP8

Index VP8

VP8 is an open and royalty free video compression format owned by Google and created by On2 Technologies as a successor to VP7. [1]

85 relations: Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Systems, Alliance for Open Media, Android (operating system), ARM Cortex-A8, Ars Technica, Atom (system on chip), AV1, Bitstream format, Broadwell (microarchitecture), BSD licenses, C (programming language), Chroma subsampling, Chromecast, Chromium (web browser), Creative Commons license, Deblocking filter, Digital container format, Dirac (video compression format), Discrete cosine transform, FFmpeg, Finland, Firefox, FourCC, Free software, Free Software Foundation, GIF, Google, Google Chrome, Google I/O, H.263, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Hadamard transform, High-definition video, HTC, HTML5, HTML5 video, Information Today, Inc., Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Intel, Internet Engineering Task Force, Internet Explorer, Library (computing), Libvpx, List of Fourier-related transforms, List of open-source codecs, Marvell Technology Group, Matroska, Moving Picture Experts Group, MPEG LA, ..., Multi-core processor, Nexus 5, Nokia, Nvidia, On2 Technologies, Open format, Open letter, Opera (web browser), Opus (audio format), Patent, Patent pool, Profile (engineering), Progressive scan, Reference implementation, Register-transfer level, Resource Interchange File Format, Royalty-free, Sampling (signal processing), Tegra, Theora, United States Department of Justice, Variable bitrate, VC-1, Video coding format, Video for Windows, Vorbis, VP3, VP9, WebM, WebP, WebRTC, X264, Xiph.Org Foundation, Xvid, YouTube. Expand index (35 more) »

Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player (labeled Shockwave Flash in Internet Explorer and Firefox) is freeware for using content created on the Adobe Flash platform, including viewing multimedia contents, executing rich Internet applications, and streaming audio and video.

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Adobe Systems

Adobe Systems Incorporated, commonly known as Adobe, is an American multinational computer software company.

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Alliance for Open Media

The Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) is a non-profit industry consortium for the development of open, royalty-free technology for multimedia delivery headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, USA.

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Android (operating system)

Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

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ARM Cortex-A8

The ARM Cortex-A8 is a 32-bit processor core licensed by ARM Holdings implementing the ARMv7-A architecture.

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Ars Technica

Ars Technica (a Latin-derived term that the site translates as the "art of technology") is a website covering news and opinions in technology, science, politics, and society, created by Ken Fisher and Jon Stokes in 1998.

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Atom (system on chip)

Atom is a system on a chip (SoC) platform designed for smartphones and tablet computers, launched by Intel in 2012.

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AV1

AOMedia Video 1 (AV1), is an open, royalty-free video coding format designed for video transmissions over the Internet.

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Bitstream format

A bitstream format is the format of the data found in a stream of bits used in a digital communication or data storage application.

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Broadwell (microarchitecture)

Broadwell is Intel's codename for the 14 nanometer die shrink of its Haswell microarchitecture.

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BSD licenses

BSD licenses are a family of permissive free software licenses, imposing minimal restrictions on the use and redistribution of covered software.

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C (programming language)

C (as in the letter ''c'') is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations.

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Chroma subsampling

Chroma subsampling is the practice of encoding images by implementing less resolution for chroma information than for luma information, taking advantage of the human visual system's lower acuity for color differences than for luminance.

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Chromecast

Chromecast is a line of digital media players developed by Google.

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Chromium (web browser)

Chromium is an open-source Web browser project started by Google, to provide the source code for the proprietary Google Chrome browser.

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Creative Commons license

A Creative Commons (CC) license is one of several public copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work.

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Deblocking filter

A deblocking filter is a video filter applied to decoded compressed video to improve visual quality and prediction performance by smoothing the sharp edges which can form between macroblocks when block coding techniques are used.

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Digital container format

A container or wrapper format is a metafile format whose specification describes how different elements of data and metadata coexist in a computer file.

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Dirac (video compression format)

Dirac is an open and royalty-free video compression format, specification and system developed by BBC Research & Development.

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Discrete cosine transform

A discrete cosine transform (DCT) expresses a finite sequence of data points in terms of a sum of cosine functions oscillating at different frequencies.

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FFmpeg

FFmpeg is a free software project, the product of which is a vast software suite of libraries and programs for handling video, audio, and other multimedia files and streams.

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Finland

Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.

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Firefox

Mozilla Firefox (or simply Firefox) is a free and open-source web browser developed by Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, Mozilla Corporation.

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FourCC

A FourCC (literally, four-character code) is a sequence of four bytes used to uniquely identify data formats.

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Free software

Free software or libre software is computer software distributed under terms that allow users to run the software for any purpose as well as to study, change, and distribute it and any adapted versions.

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Free Software Foundation

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Richard Stallman on 4 October 1985 to support the free software movement, which promotes the universal freedom to study, distribute, create, and modify computer software, with the organization's preference for software being distributed under copyleft ("share alike") terms, such as with its own GNU General Public License.

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GIF

The Graphics Interchange Format, better known by its acronym GIF, is a bitmap image format that was developed by a team at the bulletin board service (BBS) provider CompuServe led by American computer scientist Steve Wilhite on June 15, 1987.

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Google

Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

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Google Chrome

Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google LLC.

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Google I/O

Google I/O (simply I/O) is an annual developer conference held by Google in Mountain View, California.

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H.263

H.263 is a video compression standard originally designed as a low-bit-rate compressed format for videoconferencing.

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H.264/MPEG-4 AVC

H.264 or MPEG-4 Part 10, Advanced Video Coding (MPEG-4 AVC) is a block-oriented motion-compensation-based video compression standard.

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Hadamard transform

The Hadamard transform (also known as the Walsh–Hadamard transform, Hadamard–Rademacher–Walsh transform, Walsh transform, or Walsh–Fourier transform) is an example of a generalized class of Fourier transforms.

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High-definition video

High-definition video is video of higher resolution and quality than standard-definition.

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HTC

HTC Corporation (High Tech Computer Corporation) is a Taiwanese consumer electronics company headquartered in Xindian District, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

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HTML5

HTML5 is a markup language used for structuring and presenting content on the World Wide Web.

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HTML5 video

The HTML5 specification introduced the video element for the purpose of playing videos, partially replacing the object element.

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Information Today, Inc.

Information Today, Inc. (ITI) is the publisher of several Internet and Technology magazines, newsletters and books all geared toward the library, information & knowledge management community.

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association with its corporate office in New York City and its operations center in Piscataway, New Jersey.

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Intel

Intel Corporation (stylized as intel) is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley.

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Internet Engineering Task Force

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) develops and promotes voluntary Internet standards, in particular the standards that comprise the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP).

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Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer (formerly Microsoft Internet Explorer and Windows Internet Explorer, commonly abbreviated IE or MSIE) is a series of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft and included in the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, starting in 1995.

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Library (computing)

In computer science, a library is a collection of non-volatile resources used by computer programs, often for software development.

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Libvpx

libvpx is a free software video codec library from Google and the Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia).

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List of Fourier-related transforms

This is a list of linear transformations of functions related to Fourier analysis.

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List of open-source codecs

This is a listing of open-source implementations of media formats—usually called codecs.

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Marvell Technology Group

Marvell Technology Group, Limited, is a producer of storage, communications and consumer semiconductor products.

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Matroska

The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard, free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture, or subtitle tracks in one file.

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Moving Picture Experts Group

The Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) is a working group of authorities that was formed by ISO and IEC to set standards for audio and video compression and transmission.

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MPEG LA

MPEG LA, LLC is a firm based in Denver, Colorado that licenses patent pools covering essential patents required for use of the MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Visual (Part 2), IEEE 1394, VC-1, ATSC, MVC, MPEG-2 Systems, AVC/H.264 and HEVC standards.

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Multi-core processor

A multi-core processor is a single computing component with two or more independent processing units called cores, which read and execute program instructions.

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Nexus 5

Nexus 5 (codenamed Hammerhead) is an Android smartphone manufactured by LG Electronics for Google.

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Nokia

Nokia is a Finnish multinational telecommunications, information technology, and consumer electronics company, founded in 1865.

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Nvidia

Nvidia Corporation (most commonly referred to as Nvidia, stylized as NVIDIA, or (due to their logo) nVIDIA) is an American technology company incorporated in Delaware and based in Santa Clara, California.

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On2 Technologies

On2 Technologies, formerly known as The Duck Corporation, was a small publicly traded company (on the American Stock Exchange), founded in New York City in 1992 and headquartered in Clifton Park, New York, that designed video codec technology.

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Open format

An open format is a file format for storing digital data, defined by a published specification usually maintained by a standards organization, and which can be used and implemented by anyone.

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Open letter

An open letter is a letter that is intended to be read by a wide audience, or a letter intended for an individual, but that is nonetheless widely distributed intentionally.

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Opera (web browser)

Opera is a web browser for Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems developed by Opera Software AS.

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Opus (audio format)

Opus is a lossy audio coding format developed by the Xiph.Org Foundation and standardized by the Internet Engineering Task Force, designed to efficiently code speech and general audio in a single format, while remaining low-latency enough for real-time interactive communication and low-complexity enough for low-end embedded processors.

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Patent

A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state or intergovernmental organization to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention.

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Patent pool

In patent law, a patent pool is a consortium of at least two companies agreeing to cross-license patents relating to a particular technology.

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Profile (engineering)

In standardization, a profile is a subset internal to a specification.

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Progressive scan

Progressive scanning (alternatively referred to as noninterlaced scanning) is a way of displaying, storing, or transmitting moving images in which all the lines of each frame are drawn in sequence.

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Reference implementation

In the software development process, a reference implementation (or, less frequently, sample implementation or model implementation) is the standard from which all other implementations and corresponding customizations are derived.

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Register-transfer level

In digital circuit design, register-transfer level (RTL) is a design abstraction which models a synchronous digital circuit in terms of the flow of digital signals (data) between hardware registers, and the logical operations performed on those signals.

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Resource Interchange File Format

The Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF) is a generic file container format for storing data in tagged chunks.

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Royalty-free

Royalty-free, or RF, refers to the right to use copyright material or intellectual property without the need to pay royalties or license fees for each use, per each copy or volume sold or some time period of use or sales.

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Sampling (signal processing)

In signal processing, sampling is the reduction of a continuous-time signal to a discrete-time signal.

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Tegra

Tegra is a system on a chip (SoC) series developed by Nvidia for mobile devices such as smartphones, personal digital assistants, and mobile Internet devices.

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Theora

Theora is a free lossy video compression format.

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United States Department of Justice

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. The Department of Justice administers several federal law enforcement agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The department is responsible for investigating instances of financial fraud, representing the United States government in legal matters (such as in cases before the Supreme Court), and running the federal prison system. The department is also responsible for reviewing the conduct of local law enforcement as directed by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The department is headed by the United States Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Attorney General is Jeff Sessions.

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Variable bitrate

Variable bitrate (VBR) is a term used in telecommunications and computing that relates to the bitrate used in sound or video encoding.

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VC-1

SMPTE 421M, informally known as VC-1, is a video coding format.

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Video coding format

A video coding format (or sometimes video compression format) is a content representation format for storage or transmission of digital video content (such as in a data file or bitstream).

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Video for Windows

Video for Windows (VfW) is a multimedia framework developed by Microsoft that allows Windows to play and encode digital video.

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Vorbis

Vorbis is a free and open-source software project headed by the Xiph.Org Foundation.

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VP3

On2 TrueMotion VP3 is a (royalty-free) lossy video compression format and video codec.

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VP9

VP9 is an open and royalty-free video coding format developed by Google.

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WebM

WebM is an audiovisual media file format.

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WebP

WebP is an image format employing both lossy and lossless compression.

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WebRTC

WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) is a free, open-source project that provides web browsers and mobile applications with real-time communication (RTC) via simple application programming interfaces (APIs).

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X264

x264 is a free and open-source software library and a command-line utility developed by VideoLAN for encoding video streams into the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC format.

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Xiph.Org Foundation

Xiph.Org Foundation is a non-profit organization that produces free multimedia formats and software tools.

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Xvid

Xvid (formerly "XviD") is a video codec library following the MPEG-4 video coding standard, specifically MPEG-4 Part 2 Advanced Simple Profile (ASP).

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YouTube

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VP8

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