[opus] Real hardware for opus

Jean-Marc Valin jmvalin at jmvalin.ca
Sun Dec 15 09:10:57 PST 2013

The vast majority of audio players do *not* have special hardware for
MP3 and Vorbis. Decoding audio is so cheap that there's no reason to
bother with the trouble of having a dedicated hardware for it.


On 15/12/13 07:25 AM, Carsten Mattner wrote:
> vorbis, mpeg1 layer 3  and more have special hardware support in
> audio players widely available but I can't find anything for opus.
> Is there any?
> If you try to use opus for music on the go it's a requirement to have
> for long battery life isn't it?
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