Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 28th May 2010 11:40 UTC
Intel One name was conspicuously absent from the list of companies backing Google's WebM project and the VP8 codec. Despite other chip makers and designers being on the list, like AMD, NVIDIA, ARM, and Qualcomm, Intel didn't make an appearance. Yesterday, the company made its first careful commitment to the WebM project.
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RE[2]: I'm not surprised...
by cerbie on Fri 28th May 2010 18:08 UTC in reply to "RE: I'm not surprised... "
cerbie
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2006-01-02

...and what makes you think they'll need to change hardware, instead of a firmware update for an on-chip DSP of some kind?

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RE[3]: I'm not surprised...
by _QJ_ on Mon 31st May 2010 07:30 in reply to "RE[2]: I'm not surprised... "
_QJ_ Member since:
2009-03-12

... And yes, I was talking about algo (so FirmWare) not about hardware.
It is a question of gates available, also of memory available, etc, etc.
Intel is talking about an existing SoC platform in term of released design, not a future ┬ÁP/graphic card product. So, yes we are talking about FW.

And I am surprised to see people saying Intel is late about its VP8 support... On an almost released product!

If we were debating about future and (maybe) on-going developments, I can admit that Intel is late. Okay, it is a question of "commercial & strategic" announcements.
But NOT about this released product.
Call me mister slow-coach if you which, but please, at least make a good case for. ;-))

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