Slogan: Make Video Possible
An American company that develops video compression solutions for the purpose of its subsequent transmission over IP networks. They are also used in the creation of webcasts and video games, as well as for education, mobile video and mobile TV. On2 is a leading company in the development of codecs and compression algorithms. She developed many well-known and popular codecs (VP3, VP4, VP5, VP7, VP8 and others), which are used by companies such as adobe, Sony, Nokia, Freescale, AOL, Skype, Sanyo, Texas Instruments, Yamaha and many others, a little less eminent.
Originally On2 Technologies, established in 1992, was called The Duck Corporation. Its founders were Dan Miller, Victor Yurkovsky and Stan Marder. The first famous development of the company was the TrueMotion S codec, popular in the 90s. The modern name appeared after a merger with the company Applied Capital Funding Inc. in 1999.
In August 2009, On2 was acquired by Google for $106.5 million (60 cents per share). The leading search engine believes that the future of the Internet is in video. And actively preparing for this future.
The headquarters of On2 Technologies is located in New York, USA (NY, USA). Representations are scattered all over the world. The company is not too big - the number of employees does not even reach 100 people.