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[whatwg] Codecs for <audio> and <video>

From: Sam Kuper <sam.kuper@uclmail.net>
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2009 12:23:25 +0100
Message-ID: <4126b3450907010423u354cad61k96940d7941468c7e@mail.gmail.com>
2009/7/1 Maik Merten <maikmerten at googlemail.com>
> Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> > So I don't
> > think it's reasonable to assume that hardware implementations will just
> > appear.
>
> The dire need of ASIC "hardwired-style" implementations for Theora
> hasn't been demonstrated either. H.264 has much higher computational
> complexity, it may be interesting to consider if using less-rigid DSPs
> (or even the already available DSP extensions of widespread mobile
> processors) gives "good enough" results for Theora. Given there's less
> to compute one may very well live with a lower energy efficiency per
> operation.

For information only (I haven't investigated these in any depth), note
the references to Theora in the following pages:

http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Snapshot_review#Media_Player
http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Wish_List_-_Hardware:FPGA#AT91CAP9S500A_.28ARM9_.2B_FPGA-port.29
Received on Wednesday, 1 July 2009 04:23:25 UTC

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