Smart codec usage has surged in 2017, new IPVM statistics show.
Smart codecs are less than three years old, starting in 2015 with Axis. Now, smart codecs are widely offered by various manufacturers, for both H.264 and H.265, delivering 30 - 90% reductions in bandwidth compared to non-'smart' conventional codecs.
For a technical background, see IPVM's Smart Codec Guide. This report is the successor to our 2016 Smart Codec Usage Statistics report.
In this note, we examine the surging adoption of smart codecs, and share integrator's feedback on their smart codec usage.