AV1 Arrives, but IP Questions Linger

After three years and multiple delays, the Alliance for Open Media froze itsĀ AV1 codec bitstream, thus setting up a cacophony of HEVC/AV1 face-offs in booths and meeting rooms at the upcoming NAB Show. These comparisons will largely dictate which codec will replace H.264 as the “it” codec for streaming to desktops, mobile devices, Smart TVs,…