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News Archive - October 2013

Open-Sourced H.264 Removes Barriers to WebRTC

October 30, 2013

Cisco plans to open-source our H.264 codec, and to provide it as a binary module that can be downloaded for free from the Internet. Cisco will not pass on its MPEG LA licensing costs for this module, and based on the current licensing environment, this will effectively make H.264 free for use in WebRTC.


With a simple cloud solution, Blue Jeans takes on video conferencing giants

October 23, 2013

Blue Jeans' simple cloud-based solution plugs the gaps in video conference systems across the globe is what makes Blue Jeans one of the hottest tech start-ups of recent times.