Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Mar 2013 21:09 UTC
Legal Late last week, Nokia dropped what many consider to be a bomb on the WebM project: a list of patents that VP8 supposedly infringes in the form of an IETF IPR declaration. The list has made the rounds around the web, often reported as proof that VP8 infringes upon Nokia's patents. All this stuff rang a bell. Haven't we been here before? Yup, we have, with another open source codec called Opus. Qualcomm and Huawei made the same claims as Nokia did, but they turned out to be complete bogus. As it turns out, this is standard practice in the dirty business of the patent licensing industry.
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RE[7]: Big picture...
by lucas_maximus on Tue 26th Mar 2013 18:15 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Big picture..."
lucas_maximus
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Actually it proves then that VP8 is still a bit crap for video conferencing.

H264 is better, whatever way you shake it whether it is perceivable or not. Most of the web is already using it.

Edited 2013-03-26 18:17 UTC

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