H.264 Advanced Video Coding


H.264 / AVC is an industry standard for video compression, the process of converting digital video into a format that takes up less capacity when it is stored or transmitted.


Video compression or video coding is an essential technology for applications such as digital television, DVD and Blu-Ray disks, mobile TV, videoconferencing and internet video streaming. Standardising video compression makes it possible for products from different manufacturers such as encoders, decoders and storage media to inter-operate. An encoder converts video into a compressed format and a decoder converts compressed video back into an uncompressed format.

H.264 Resources

Overview of H.264/AVC.

What is it and how does it work?

 
 

The Details

In-depth technical coverage of selected topics. Find out how key elements of an H.264 / AVC codec actually work.

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Books
For the complete picture, read Iain Richardsonís books on the H.264 Advanced Video Compression standard:

    


Webcasts

Web seminars which talk through basic and more advanced concepts.  


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