A Nice Overview Of The VP9 Codec By A GNOME Developer
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 14 December 2016 at 12:00 AM EST. 10 Comments
For those interested in learning more low-level details about Google's open-source, royalty-free VP9 video codec, GNOME developer Ronald Bultje has provided a nice overview.

If you are looking for some nighttime technical reading, Bultje's lengthy blog post covers the impact of VP9, its approach to video coding, and its algorithms for offering better performance over older video codecs.

Those wanting to learn more low-level details about VP9 can see Ronald's blog. Bultje has been involved with GNOME since 2003, served several years at Google working on the WebM/VP9/Chrome team, and is currently running his video-focused Two Orioles start-up.
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