The way forward for 4K video has been unsure as of late. You see, the HEVC Advance group that is licensing theH.265/HEVC video format (essential to stuffing 4K into trendy knowledge pipes) needed steep royalties seemingly all over the place, with no cap — even free providers confronted a small outlay. It was so expensive that tech giants began work on their own royalty-free format to keep away from being on the hook. At final, although, HEVC Advance has seen the sunshine: it is offering a revamped licensing scheme. While it might nonetheless be pricey for some, it is cheap sufficient that it’d safeguard the way forward for 4K content material.