Cisco vows to OPEN-SOURCE H.264 video code, foot licensing bill

Posted by Ridcully on Oct 30, 2013 9:39 PM EDT
The Register; By Neil McAllister
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Networking titan Cisco Systems says it will open source its implementation of the H.264 video codec and release it as a free binary download. This could make it easier for open-source projects to incorporate real-time streaming video into their software as the company has promised to cover the codec's patent-licensing fees.

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