Linked by David Adams on Fri 20th Apr 2012 01:31 UTC, submitted by fsmag
Multimedia, AV "When I started working on a no-DRM, open-standards-based solution for distributing high-definition video on fixed media ('Lib-Ray'), I naturally thought of Theora, because it was developed as a free software project. Several people have suggested, though, that the VP8 codec would be a better fit for my application. This month, I've finally gotten the necessary vpxtools and mkvtoolnix packages installed on my Debian system, and so I'm having a first-look at VP8. The results are very promising, though the tools are somewhat finicky."
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"But if it's possible to do better, even if it's only cost-effective for, say, 100 units, I'd be interested (I might be able to interest that many people if I did this through a Kickstart). But I'd have to be CERTAIN -- you can't promise 100 people a $100 player and then find out it costs $200 to make them!"

I am not confident about the $100 price point for 100 units, or even 1K units. However if you could make that promise I'd be up for buying two of them myself. I could probably find several linux user group members that would too.

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