[whatwg] Codecs for <audio> and <video>

Sam Kuper sam.kuper at uclmail.net
Wed Jul 1 04:23:25 PDT 2009

2009/7/1 Maik Merten <maikmerten at googlemail.com>
> Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> > So I don't
> > think it's reasonable to assume that hardware implementations will just
> > appear.
> The dire need of ASIC "hardwired-style" implementations for Theora
> hasn't been demonstrated either. H.264 has much higher computational
> complexity, it may be interesting to consider if using less-rigid DSPs
> (or even the already available DSP extensions of widespread mobile
> processors) gives "good enough" results for Theora. Given there's less
> to compute one may very well live with a lower energy efficiency per
> operation.

For information only (I haven't investigated these in any depth), note
the references to Theora in the following pages:


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