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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 joined the Alliance as a Founding Member, the highest level of the organization, and will have a seat on the board of directors. Facebook joins board members Amazon, ARM, Cisco, Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Mozilla, Netflix and NVIDIA in pledging its support to accelerate development and facilitate the friction-free adoption of the AOMedia Video codec, AV1.

As a media technology innovator and […]

November 13th, 2017|

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 announced that it has joined the Alliance for Open Media. The Alliance for Open Media is a non-profit organization working to define and develop media technologies that address the need for an open standard for video compression and delivery over the web.

As a member of the Alliance, Bitmovin will collaborate with industry leaders in pursuit of an open and royalty-free AOMedia […]

April 18th, 2017|

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 AMD, ARM and NVIDIA have joined the consortium in pursuit of an open and royalty-free AOMedia Video codec. The Alliance is also announcing public availability of its AOMedia Video source code as an open source project, and is welcoming contribution from the broader developer community.

New members and new participation level

Market-leading IP provider ARM and semiconductor companies AMD and NVIDIA have joined the […]

April 5th, 2016|

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
August 28th, 2015|