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H.265 / HEVC Codec Tutorial

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jan 24, 2013

It is quickly becoming the next big CODEC but: How big will it be? and When will it hit? For the past 4 years, H.264 has dominated the surveillance industry but now a new emerging standard called HEVC (aka H.265) is gaining lots of attention.

In this tutorial, we break down the key issues including:


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