Is HEVC encoding finally going to become the new standard?

Video encoding is one of those issues that both accelerates adoption and bedevils content and equipment makers. The current standard, H.264, has found widespread adoption with low royalty rates and is used by virtually every current generation video surveillance camera and DVR. However, while this is now widespread, the increasing use of 4K video means Read more about Is HEVC encoding finally going to become the new standard?[…]

H.264 Plus vs H.264

H.264 Plus Smart Codec vs H.264 Observation New H.264 Plus Smart Codec saves bandwidth compared to H.264. Special equipment is required to take advantage of H.264+ Smart Codec. Hypothesis H.264 Plus Smart Codec will be more efficient than H.264. I expect a reduction of 20-50% in bandwidth over H.264. There also must be proprietary equipment for the Smart Read more about H.264 Plus vs H.264[…]