Cats in 4K? YouTube to Demo new 4K Streaming Tech next week at CES
As if any of us needs to see cats in 4K, it appears that this may soon become a reality. Youtube has announced that it will be showing a demo of new 4K streaming technology at CES next week, and at the core of this streaming tech is Google’s new VP9 codec.
New H.265 Codec Offers ProRes 4444 Quality at 1% of the File Size!
The biggest problem with shooting video these days is the sheer amount of space that it can require, especially when you are shooting with high quality codecs or high resolutions like 4K. H.264 is a popular web codec because it holds enough data that it looks good but is small enough to stream over the web easily. An updated new version of H.264 offers high quality Prores 444 type quality at under 1% of the file size!