AOMedia Presents on AV1 Innovations at NAB Streaming Summit New York

AOMedia Presents on AV1 Innovations at NAB Streaming Summit New York

2019-10-14T15:48:43-05:00 October 14th, 2019|Press Releases|

Alliance Member Leads to Share the Latest AV1 Technical and Business Progress, Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Wakefield, Mass., USA – Oct. 14, 2019 – The Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) today announced that Alliance members will present the latest AV1 video codec advances and real-world implementations the NAB Show’s Streaming Summit, October 16-17, at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York. Co-produced by streaming industry expert Dan Rayburn, NAB’s Streaming Summit will feature presentations, round-table discussions, and fireside chats that will address trends and technologies that are having a direct impact on the continued development, proliferation and profitability of online video.

“The Latest Technical and Business Progress with AV1”

Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Track B – Room 3D11

AV1 offers a generational improvement in coding efficiency over any web codec and comes backed by nearly 40 companies, including leaders in the internet, technology, and media industries. This presentation will show three use cases where AV1 is improving online video compression and delivery today to:

  1. Provide infrastructure and data egress cost savings for high volume streaming sites 
  2. Enable real-time video collaboration in bandwidth-constrained environments. 
  3. Grow the addressable video market with higher quality video at the lowest bitrates

The talk concludes with an overview of ongoing improvements in encoder performance and decoder penetration, which will increase the return on investment from AV1 in 2020 and beyond.

Speakers:

  • Nathan Egge, Senior Research Engineer, Mozilla
  • Alex Gouaillard, CEO, CoSMo Software
  • Daniel Summer, Founder, Codec Market
  • Matt Frost, Director, Product Management, Google

To set up a press or analyst briefing with an AOMedia spokesperson, please email jhennion@virtualinc.com.

About the Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) 

Launched in 2015, the Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) was formed to define and develop media technologies to address marketplace demand for an open standard for video compression and delivery over the web. Board-level Founding Members include Amazon, Apple, Arm, Cisco, Facebook, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Mozilla, Netflix, NVIDIA, Samsung Electronics, and Tencent. AOMedia’s open-source, royalty-free, video codec AV1 is a significant milestone in the ability to deliver a next-generation video format that is interoperable, open, optimized for internet delivery, and scalable to any modern device at any bandwidth. Visit www.aomedia.org or follow AOMedia on Twitter at @a4omedia.