Qualcomm, Samsung and Huawei back EVC codec for future 4K and 8K videos

Qualcomm, Samsung and Huawei back EVC codec for future 4K and 8K videos

Qualcomm, Samsung and Huawei – three of the biggest smartphone chipset makers in the world – have agreed to support the MPEG-5 Essential Video Coding standard (EVC). The three giants will offer relevant patents under FRAND terms. EVC has a royalty-free base version as well as various optional enhancements (which will cost money to license, […]