HEVC Demystified: A Primer on the H.265 Video Codec

The most recent non-proprietary video compression standard, High-Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC), also known as H.265, was placed into final draft for ratification in January 2013 and is expected to become the video standard of choice for the next decade. As with each generation of video compression technology before it, HEVC promises to reduce the overall cost of delivering and storing video assets while maintaining or increasing the quality of experience for the viewer.

HEVC is the inevitable successor to H.264 and provides important advancements in both live and on demand streaming video applications.

Download now and learn about the new H.265 video codec, including:
  • Video compression basics
  • Development of HEVC
  • The application impact
  • How HEVC is different
  • HEVC and parallel processing

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