h.265

June 26, 2019

COLLABORATION

Cisco Leap Frogs H.264 Video Collaboration with Real-Time AV1 Codec

As AV1 permeates in collaboration, Cisco is well positioned to introduce AV1 to enable richer and better experiences, even in the most difficult network conditions.

March 28, 2018

COLLABORATION

Introducing the Industry’s Next Video Codec: AV1

AV1, the industry's next-generation video codec for the Internet, has arrived. AV1 is a milestone for Alliance for Open Media. After three years of collaborative innovation among technology leaders, the codec is expected to accommodate new applications that require higher quality, lower-bandwidth video.

August 11, 2015

COLLABORATION

World, Meet Thor – a Project to Hammer Out a Royalty Free Video Codec

Video codecs remain an area of active research and development. The current generation video codec is H.264 – in widespread usage on the Internet. Cisco has actively worked towards making H.264 the foundation of real-time communications on the web. The next generation codecs are just beginning to emerge. There are two of note – Google’s […]

November 3, 2014

COLLABORATION

A-E-I-O-U: The Nucleus of Video Collaboration

I’ve been on a journey with my team over the last 18 months to redefine our approach to video collaboration. Vowels form the nucleus of any word, so I call this the A-E-I-O-U approach as it represents the core principles of video collaboration. Every product we introduced this year has these principles as its backbone. […]

April 28, 2014

VIDEO

Turn Meeting Rooms into Collaboration Rooms

These days it’s pretty rare that my meetings include only the people in the room. I work in a global company and my co-workers are spread out across the world. We work successfully together any time and from wherever we are through video collaboration. Video isn’t just a nice bonus: 87% of remote users feel […]

December 12, 2013

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

MegaTrends: New Video Services and Their Potential Impact on Your Network – Part 2

In the first part we discussed how video services are evolving within enterprise networks. Content may be sourced from internal servers, BYOD end points or external content providers, thereby creating a mix of managed and unmanaged services. This has led not only to growth in traffic, but also a competition for actual resources between the […]

October 31, 2013

VIDEO

From Product Strategy to Implementation

Looking at the history of video collaboration there are a few identifiable transition points.  The introduction of audio and video delivery over IP networks created opportunities for widespread affordable deployments and the video conferencing market began to expand.  The scale of deployments, however, was in general neither large nor pervasive.  In 2006/2007 new offerings (like […]

July 10, 2013

VIDEO

Delivering True Interop – The Difference Between Standards and Interoperability

In today’s business world IT professionals have to manage multiple collaboration applications in order to support an increasingly mobile workforce, flexible desktop solutions as well as collaboration and video rooms within their organizations. The collaboration environment is multi-endpoint and multi-vendor and reaches beyond enterprise boundaries – both B2B and B2C. Compounding this IT challenge is the […]