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An overview of new video coding tools under consideration for VP10: the successor to VP9
Author(s): Debargha Mukherjee; Hui Su; James Bankoski; Alex Converse; Jingning Han; Zoe Liu; Yaowu Xu
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Paper Abstract

Google started an opensource project, entitled the WebM Project, in 2010 to develop royaltyfree video codecs for the web. The present generation codec developed in the WebM project called VP9 was finalized in mid2013 and is currently being served extensively by YouTube, resulting in billions of views per day. Even though adoption of VP9 outside Google is still in its infancy, the WebM project has already embarked on an ambitious project to develop a next edition codec VP10 that achieves at least a generational bitrate reduction over the current generation codec VP9. Although the project is still in early stages, a set of new experimental coding tools have already been added to baseline VP9 to achieve modest coding gains over a large enough test set. This paper provides a technical overview of these coding tools.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 2015
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 9599, Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXVIII, 95991E (22 September 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2191104
Show Author Affiliations
Debargha Mukherjee, Google (United States)
Hui Su, Google (United States)
James Bankoski, Google (United States)
Alex Converse, Google (United States)
Jingning Han, Google (United States)
Zoe Liu, Google (United States)
Yaowu Xu, Google (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9599:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXVIII
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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