h.264 format is now open?

Jeff Andros jeff at bigredtj.com
Sat Feb 3 06:27:20 CET 2007

not to do any parade-raining... but remember to that the ipods run some kind
of dedicated OS (VXWorks?)  we still have to deal with overhead for the
OS... you can crank up the process priority, but at the expense of the other
processes (what happens when a call comes in and the GSM daemon gets starved
until after the caller hangs up)  I think you need to maintain basic
functionality while playing video to win

On 2/1/07, Bryce Leo <bryce.leo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yeah, for management.  Actual Video decoding is done by a dedicated
> > chip, Broadcom BCM2722.
> Good find. I guess i should have just checked wikipedia instead of
> googling would have gotten me much better information.
> I will however still bet $50 (first taker actually gets payout) that
> there will be a way to play  video on the phone. I'm betting xvid or
> Theora however i'm not ruling out H.264 as of yet. Don't get me wrong
> cpu will be pegged above 90 but with some optomizations and dedication
> it'll happen. Infact i'm curious to get gstreamer up and try the
> Fluendo codecs as they have run better than all i've found except
> libmad which is just amazing (IMO obviously).  But hey if i'm wrong
> i'm wrong and someone gets 50 american dollars.
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