TITLE

Video codecs use IP cores to render 30fps VGA video

AUTHOR(S)
Bush, Steve
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;11/9/2005, Issue 2217, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that Sarnoff Corp., the R&D establishment formerly known as RCA Laboratories, is using IP cores from Mips Technologies Inc. for its latest H.264 video codecs. The cores are aimed at products such as mobile TVs, mobile phones, and VoIP terminals, and can render VGA video at up to 30 frames per second. Hardware-based accelerators can be used to improve flexibility, but software-only codecs are also available. The H.264 standard offers high compression ratios but is compute intensive, needing dedicated treatment.
ACCESSION #
19205388

 

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