The Alliance for Open Media is founded by leading Internet companies focused on developing next-generation media formats, codecs and technologies. Alliance members bring their collective technology and expertise to meet growing Internet demand for top-quality video, audio, imagery and streaming across devices of all kinds and for users worldwide.
The initial project – AOMedia Video – pursues a new, royalty-free video codec specification and open source implementation based on the contributions of Alliance members and the broader developer community, along with binding specifications for media format, content encryption and adaptive streaming.
Day one founding members are Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel Corporation, Microsoft, Mozilla and Netflix.
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