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H.264 Update

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 12, 2011 1

The MPEG-LA body, which oversees the H.264 patent pool, has announced a call for patents for the WebM/VP8 codec as they indicated last year. The creation of such a pool would damage WebM's position as a patent unencumbered codec, which could be damaging to the limited hardware decoding support starting to be developed.