[vorbis-dev] Implementing Vorbis in hardware

Winefred Washington wwashington at austin.rr.com
Mon Jan 22 17:04:42 PST 2001

I believe for Vorbis to truly co-exist or replace mp3 the algorithms must
also exist in hardware so handheld devices can play ogg files. Since
handheld mp3 players are so popular, people will continue to encode their
music in mp3 format.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jason Hecker" <jason at air.net.au>

> >I'm investigating the feasibility for implementing the Vorbis algorithms
> >hardware. Currently, MP3 has hardware bitstream decoders, and I'd like to
> >determine how difficult a Vorbis hardware decoder would be.
> That's an interesting point.  I have a Motorola 56002 DSP developers kit
> that can crank up to 80MHz.  It's a fixed point machine.  It'd be
> interesting to try and get Vorbis working on it.  Anyone care to shoot me
> down in flames before I start?

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