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January 7, 2014  2:13 AM

Google’s new Video Codec : VP9

Posted by: Nathan Simon
google, h.264, VP9

Google VP9 is quite an accomplishment, video encoding has come a far ways since the AVI and MPG codecs of old. VP9 will allow we the people to stream 4K media at much lower bandwidth costs, as you can see in the picture below, VP9 looks much better at the same bandwidth as H.264. Google’s VP9...

September 27, 2010  11:31 PM

Meet the BlackBerry PlayBook

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Adobe Flash, BlackBerry App World, BlackBerry PlayBook, DLNA, forward-facing camera, h.264, HMTL 5, microUSB, MPEG4, Multi-touch, rear-facing camera, Wi-Fi

Okay, so here comes something that may actually stand up to the iPad, and hopefully it does. Based on some of the specs below, how can it go wrong? I especially love the fact that it comes with HDMI out, Micro-USB, and streaming capabilities, I'm a big multimedia fan, and those things are a must...

April 7, 2010  3:02 AM

Adobe Flash 10.1

Posted by: Nathan Simon
adobe, flash 10.1, GPU, h.264, hardware accelerated, media accelerator, net-book, Netbook, public beta, smartphone

Adobe Flash 10.1 is hardware accelerated! Check out the details here. What they say we will see is significant resource reduction while viewing H.264 video and playing flash...


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