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Samsung, LG amd Cisco Throw Their Support Behind WebM

Apr 26, 2011, 15:01 (0 Talkback[s])

"Google is announcing a new community cross-licensing initiative for its WebM open source video format, which includes backing from major CE makers like Samsung, LG Electronics and Cisco.

"Google open-sourced WebM about a year ago, hoping to establish an open and royalty-free video format for the web that could eventually replace today's de facto web video standard, H.264. The cross-licensing initiative is meant to ensure that companies interested in using WebM aren't scared off by threats of patent litigation."

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