Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Apr 2011 22:24 UTC
Multimedia, AV "VP8 is an open source video compression format supported by a consortium of technology companies. This paper provides a technical overview of the format, with an emphasis on its unique features. The paper also discusses how these features benefit VP8 in achieving high compression efficiency and low decoding complexity at the same time."
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RE[2]: Ouch, very technical read
by JAlexoid on Fri 22nd Apr 2011 13:14 UTC in reply to "RE: Ouch, very technical read"
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I found that VP8 at playback is less power hungry than H.264. Holds true on Windows, Linux, Atom N270, Athlon X2, Pentium M and C2D. By a considerable margin.

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