Google I/O Day One Wrap Up

The theme of today’s I/O keynote was Google’s commitment to HTML5 and web apps. The day’s significant announcements all lend support to Google’s web centric vision of the future: Google announced that it has open sourced the  high performance VP8 video codec that Google acquired through their acquisition of On2. VP8 packaged with the Ogg Vorbis audio codec in the  Matroska  container format make up WebM, a new web video standard that is 100% open source and royalty free.  WebM … Continue reading