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lecture: FFmpeg's FFV1 lossless video codec

A Free Software success story


This is the story of FFV1, a video codec suitable for lossless editing and long-term preservation of digital video, that emerged in the Free Software community.

How it stirred up the archiving industry, why it challenges JPEG2000, and what A/V-professionals think about Open Solutions: Many insights and lessons can be observed in this success story, which apply to many other Free Software projects too. Additionally, it not only demonstrates why Free Software and Open Formats make sense, but this talk will present an inspiring, adventurous story about the human aspects dealing with technology - spiked with action, fear, uncertainty, doubt, romance - and a heart-warming happy end.


Day: 2015-09-11
Start time: 18:00
Duration: 00:45
Room: Tesla



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