What Is the Versatile Video Codec?

My article, What is VVC, just published on Streaming Media.

Briefly, VVC is “codec next” from the perspective of MPEG (see image above) that’s due out in mid-to-late 2020. The Streaming Media article identifies the new “tools” in the codec, early performance results, and what we know about licensing. It’s way too early for most producers to start thinking about VVC, but if you’ve heard about it and want to learn more, check out the article here.

About Jan Ozer

I help companies train new technical hires in streaming media-related positions; I also help companies optimize their codec selections and encoding stacks, and evaluate new encoders and codecs.

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