Google Chrome dropping support for H.264, will support only open web codecs in the future

In an understated announcement on the Chromium blog, going forward, Google Chrome will drop support for the encumbered H.264 video codec and will support only VP8 (through WebM) & Theora video natively.  This is great news for the open web, as it will further strengthen the stance of supports of free, open, and unencumbered formats […]

A Digital Media Primer for Geeks

Xiph.Org has just released a video entitled, A Digital Media Primer for Geeks.  Hit that first link for the press release and hit the second for the actual video page. To briefly summarize, the video features “Monty” Montgomery of Xiph.Org introducing digital media concepts for “geeks”.  It’s a great presentation for today’s Internet savvy folks […]