[mythtv-users] Capture cards

Nick Rout nick at rout.co.nz
Sat Jan 13 08:42:55 UTC 2007


On Fri, 12 Jan 2007 09:26:17 -0700
Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:

> As time goes on slow CPUs will become rarer, and I think we will  
> start to see video cards that can do some sort of hardware MPEG-4  
> playback. The satellite companies are going to move to MPEG-4  
> eventually to save bandwidth, and the BBC HD tests are an MPEG-4  
> variant.

Its their opportunity to get proprietary again. There are many more versions of mpeg4 than mpeg - by the way are we talking mpeg4 as in xvid and its cousins or mpeg4 as in h.264?


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