SVC, WebRTC and the Future of Video by Alex Eleftheriadis, IMTC/UCIF Activity Group Chair

1. Please provide some background info about yourself and your role with IMTC/UCIF’s over the years? I joined the IMTC Board of Directors in the beginning of 2011.  Vidyo, which I am the Chief Scientist and Co-founder, had grown considerably (it was founded in 2005), and one of our core technologies, Scalable Video Coding (SVC), …

New Scalable Video Coding (SVC) Specification Developed to Ensure Interoperability Among Video Conferencing Solutions – UCI Forum Members and Board Approve H.264 Specification

SAN RAMON, Calif., February  11, 2013 – The Unified Communications Interoperability Forum (UCI Forum) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the Unified Communications Specification for H.264/MPEG-4 Part 10 AVC and SVC Modes Version 1.0. Coupled with a certification program that is currently under development, it will allow customers to deploy mixed-vendor solutions …