AOMedia Video 1 (AV1)

AOMedia Video 1 (AV1), is an open, royalty-free video coding format designed for video transmissions over the Internet.

AV1 is the successor of VP9 codec and competes the HEVC/H.265 codec.

A demo video of the codec can be viewed below (requires latest Firefox Nightly version):

playback demo screenshot
AV1 DASH playback demo by Bitmovin and Firefox Nightly. Short film “Tears of Steel” cc-by Blender Foundation.