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How does On2 VP6 work?

Desktop Flash Player, Flash Lite 3, H.264, mpeg and other media codecs, On2 and Sorenson/FLV, Video Technology November 5th, 2008

There is a great article in Video/Image design line, a plublication on CMP/EE Times. The article explains how the decoder is similar yet different from any DCT based codec, and what tricks are used to achieve best quality video. VP6, as you know, is used in Flash 8 onwards. ......continue reading

Kevin Lynch in eWeek on OpenScreen, Flash Lite

Browsers, Desktop Flash Player, Flash Lite 3, Flash Player 7 SDK, On2 and Sorenson/FLV, Operating Systems September 29th, 2008

eWeek recently published Kevin Lynch’s interview(for those of you who don’t know, Kevin Lynch is Adobe’s CTO). The article talks about wide range of topics, including CS4, open Screen and Flash . Here is some interesting stuff: ......continue reading

On2’s VP6/VP8 and h.264

Desktop Flash Player, Flash Enabled Devices, H.264, mpeg and other media codecs, On2 and Sorenson/FLV September 15th, 2008

On2 Technologies recently announced results of Q2, and a complete transcript of the call is avaialble on Seeking Alpha. Some of the interesting things that I gathered from the script: ......continue reading

On2’s VP7 codec

H.264, mpeg and other media codecs, On2 and Sorenson/FLV, Video Technology July 16th, 2008

Video and imaging design line has published a great article by Jim Bankoski, CTO of On2, on the techniques used in VP7. The article talks about golden frames, adaptibility to available bandwidth and low complexity to achieve optimum image quality. Jim also goes on to mention that there are several other proprietary techniques that are no discussed in the article. ......continue reading

Sony Mylo running optimized On2

Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Lite 3 February 20th, 2008

There’s a recent announcement from On2 that optimized version of their VP6 codec has been used in Sony Mylo device. I believe this is the first announced Flash Lite device using optimized On2 codec. As you know, Flash Lite almost entirely runs on native processor. Video is often CPU intensive, and in our experience, even a good CPU has choked running full screen video- especially at Mylo’s resolution at 800×480. My guess is that its gotta be more than 400MHz CPU, most likely ARM11 class. I have no idea how much RAM there is- but I bet its plenty. Older generation Mylo ran ARM9 from Freescale and Linux OS /QTopia. ......continue reading