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H.264 encoder coming to PS3

Here's another way to harness the power of the PS3's Cell chip. Fixstars Corporation of Japan has announced CodecSys CE-10, the first H.264 encoder that's designed specifically for the PS3. The product will be showcased at the National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas starting April...

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Engadget has fun with 360's new video codecs

One of the less publicized additions in the Xbox 360 Spring Update is a handful of new video codecs. Mention the word "codec" however, and you can be sure that the folks at Engadget are paying attention. The new dash update brought with it some spiffy high definition codecs and Engadget has given...

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Xbox 360 gets new 1080p HD video codecs

Ah, nothing like the smell of fresh codecs in the morning. Hidden inside the list of new features to be bundled with the spring dashboard update is a handful of new video codecs that will be supported by the Xbox 360. The new codecs are H.264 and MPEG-4 Part 2. What does all this mean? Honesly, we...

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Xbox 360 gets H.264, MPEG-4, PlaysForSure in Spring update

We're the first to admit that we're not experts when it comes to things like video codecs -- we leave that job up to our friends at Engadget. Don't get us wrong, we know a little something about codecs (see above!), but eych-dot-two-sixty-four? Em-peg-four? Dubbya-em-dee-are-em? Yeah, these are...

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ATI powers 360 HD-DVD, acronyms abound

ATI, makers of whiz-bang video cards and such, announced today that their H.264 decoder has been chosen for the 360 HD-DVD drive. The decoder will use the 360's GPU to aid in video playback. "To enable the smoothest H.264 video playback possible, the ATI decoder technology makes use of the Xbox...

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Hauppauge TV recorder for PSP

Getting those episodes of The Simpsons on your PSP just got a heckuva lot easier. Hauppage, well known for its recording equipment, has released a $25 software accompaniment to its PC-based WinTV-PVR recording equipment known as "Wing". The software lets users record straight to H.264 or...

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