Codec

    • Qualcomm, Samsung, Huawei back new codec for 4K and 8K video

      Qualcomm, Samsung, Huawei back new codec for 4K and 8K video

      Samsung and Huawei, the world’s largest manufacturers of Android smartphones, are now joining an interesting initiative along with Qualcomm. The three companies have agreed to support and play a key role in promoting the MPEG-5 EVC (Essential Video Coding) codec. This standard will find application in devices supporting 4K and 8K resolution, but it is also optimised for virtual and augmented reality (AR).

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