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Introducing the
Alliance for Open Media

The Open and royalty-free codec for next-generation
ultra high definition media

What Is The Alliance?

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.

Founding members are Amazon, Apple, ARM, Cisco, Facebook, Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Mozilla, Netflix and NVIDIA.

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Alliance for Open Media Welcomes Facebook to Its Board as Founding Member

Facebook’s Board-Level Position Reflects the Organization’s Commitment to Pave the Way for Royalty-Free, High-Resolution, Internet Video Experiences

WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – Nov. 13, 2017 – The Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) announced today that Facebook has […]

Bitmovin Joins the Alliance for Open Media

Bitmovin Supports AV1 Video Codec and Delivers First AV1 Live Stream

 SAN FRANCISCO, CA – April 18, 2017 – Bitmovin, industry leading encoding, player and analytics provider and co-creator of the MPEG-DASH video streaming standard, today […]

The Alliance for Open Media Welcomes New Members and Announces Availability of Open Source Video Codec Project

AMD, ARM and NVIDIA join as key contributors to enable next-generation media experiences in hardware using AOMedia Video

WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – April 5, 2016 – The Alliance for Open Media is pleased to announce that […]

Alliance for Open Media Established to Deliver Next-Generation Open Media Formats

New open standard for Ultra High Definition video will enable enhanced web and mobile user experiences. Seven leading internet companies today announced formation of the Alliance for Open Media

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Supporting Statement from Alliance Member

“Microsoft, Google, and Apple share many value in common – openness, innovation, and focus on the user experience – all of which are driving forces behind Microsoft’s own mission to help people and organizations achieve more. We are pleased to be a founding member of the Media Technology Alliance and welcome the joint effort by the industry to create a new, open specification that enables high quality real-time video delivery”