Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 19th May 2010 18:59 UTC, submitted by kragil
Internet Explorer This warrants a new post as far as I'm concerned, mostly because the original post is getting buried in updates and will soon drop below the fold. Microsoft has just announced it will support VP8 in HTML5 video in Internet Explorer 9, but only if the user has the DirectShow filter installed. Update: Yes, the updates keep on coming. Zencoder has added support for VP8. Update II: Zencoder's side project, video.js, offers a player that can fallback between h.264, OGG and VP8 on most browsers. Support for Android browsers is underway too. Update III: The H264 supporters' hardware argument for mobile is sounding moot too, since ARM explains on its blog that mobile devices with Cortex-A8 and Snapdragon processors "will be able to take advantage of WebM" through those chips' NEON SIMD engine.
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RE: Now What ?
by spikeb on Thu 20th May 2010 16:27 UTC in reply to "Now What ?"
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Does WebM (VP8) support hardware acceleration ?
If Yes, this is awwsome! otherwise, battery on all mobile devices are gone.

yes.

Is VP8 royalty free license irrevocable ?
If Yes another awwsome! (RedBull)

yes

Can Xiph.org kill Vp3/Theora now ?
If they are doing , it is good only. To avoid confusion for users which one to choose and less maintenence cost.

No. work continues on theora.

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