[theora] Freedom-friendly video hardware community

Greg Ewing gregory.ewing at univie.ac.at
Tue May 11 00:03:53 PDT 2010

dos386 wrote:
>>> would like to have Super Hi-Vision / Ultra HD support (4096x2160,7680x4320)
>>> witch Dirac should support
>> There's no reason why Theora cannot do such high resolutions, I think
>> hardware would be more of the complication at this time
> Time to encode just 1 such frame with Theora: 10 seconds
> Time to encode just 1 such frame with Dirac: 3 minutes
> (low precision guesses)

Dirac pro does not use any Motion vectors or inter frame prediction. Its 
just a pure wavelet compressor. This can be quite fast in hardware. Also 
there is already hardware that does this.

Red One as i understand use a wavelet codec of their own as well. Don't 
they go up to 4k?

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