Survey: The Impact of Apple’s HEVC Adoption – Streaming Media Magazine

New Unisphere report indicates that OTT services and other video publishers are making the move to HEVC, but are equally interested in AV1

Are you wondering how much impact Apple’s decision to add HEVC into HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) had on the streaming publishing community’s intent to deploy HEVC? A recent survey of Streaming Media readers revealed that for 66.2% of respondents, Apple’s move had a significant influence, and up to 62.5% may add HEVC to HLS by the end of 2018. These are just two of the many findings detailed in a report jointly released today by Harmonic, Inc. and Unisphere Research. The report, titled “The Impact of Apple’s HEVC Adoption: A Survey-Based Report,” includes responses from more than 600 Streaming Media readers.

Source: Survey: The Impact of Apple’s HEVC Adoption – Streaming Media Magazine

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