[AG-TECH] broadcast quality video

Brian Corrie brian.corrie at newmic.com
Wed Nov 6 17:33:56 CST 2002

Hi Markus,

I think that would be a very valuable piece of information. I am all for you
doing all the work Markus!!! 8-) Just kidding, we would be happy to
contribute if we can...


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Markus Buchhorn [mailto:Markus.Buchhorn at anu.edu.au]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 06, 2002 2:13 PM
> To: judson at mcs.anl.gov
> Cc: ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov
> Subject: RE: [AG-TECH] broadcast quality video
> At 07:55 AM 5/11/2002 -0600, Ivan R. Judson wrote:
> >These are very cool technologies. I'd like to know if anyone is
> >currently working on implementations of these codecs or has 
> pointers to
> >implementations? There are brave souls lurking about who 
> might consider
> >adding them to vic or other applications --
> We're looking at some options to integrate new codecs. One of 
> the issues I can already see is that some of them are 
> licensed (e.g. the mpeg4 "discussion" that is currently ongoing).
> >http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/ has many supported codecs. It'd be
> >interesting to consider some of them for AG use.
> Thanks - I'll have a look at that.
> >Fwiw, it'd be an incredibly handy reference to have some 
> kind of codec
> >comparison chart that shows the salient features of each codec we're
> >considering which might help drive us to clearer focus on some codecs
> >rather than others. Anyone want to start one?
> If nobody else has already done it, I'm happy to do that. 
> I've already done some of it for other work, so it's just a 
> case of tidying it up. I also started doing one for audio, 
> but that's a lot messier (lot more choices, lot more variants, ...)
> Cheers,
>         Markus
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