[theora] ogg theora book sprint
giles at xiph.org
Wed Jul 22 23:53:39 PDT 2009
On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 11:46 PM, shirish<shirishag75 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anybody have a link of pivitv homepage?
>>> Another topic of interest might be 'Theora hardware' (the Elphel 333
>>> camera was a good example of theora in hardware, but looks like it's
>>> discontinued :( )
> Any idea why it was discontinued ?
IIRC the camera cpu had trouble keeping up with the CRC overhead for
Ogg as well as network packet generation, and using non-standard tools
(rtp instead of Ogg encapsulation) made it difficult to interface
with. I believe the newer models have enough cpu bandwidth to handle
> Any idea if they would be doing it again now that the theora encoder
> is supposed to be better
The cameras used a hardware encoder running on an fpga. It's a
separate implementation from the libtheora encoder.
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