MMX Improvements

ISP-TV Main Contact (isptv@access.digex.net)
Tue, 28 Jan 1997 14:14:29 -0500 (EST)


>MMX will speed software running on the computer if that software is
>rewritten, true. But if people are using a QuickCam or other that uses
>ONBOARD digitizing then MMX never comes into play; frame rates might not
> ncrease at all.

However the MMX should dramatically speed up video coding/decoding rather
than digitizing. It is possible that bandwidth-saving CODECS like MJPEG will
experience frame rate increases _if_ MMX-enhanced CUSM is released. Thus
you will get a higher framerate for the same bandwidth.

-Thomas Edwards
ISP-TV
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