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11/24/2003 01:19 PM ID: 34339 Permalink   

China: Kill The DVD !

 

A new government-funded format called Enhanced Video Disc that will "attack the market share of DVD" is presented in China. Its developers since 1999 - E-World and On2, claim it can display HDTV images better than DVD using their new video codec VP6.

They say it shows faster decoding and better image quality than all current media players and it's free. The next step of China is to convince hardware manufacturers to switch from DVD to EVD and avoid patent payments.

Most of the widely used DVD players are made in China. No copyright protection on EVD is discussed so far. In China EVD players will cost about $240 compared to $85 DVD players.

 
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  hmm  
 
this EVD thing sounds promising. maybe it can be used for next gen game consoles :)
 
  by: fordy929   11/25/2003 03:04 AM     
  something better  
 
will come alond in a few more years
 
  by: leviathanticus   11/25/2003 02:58 PM     
  Waste of Money  
 
EVD is only marginally better than DVD, but it costs roughly 2 to 4 times as much. Forget it, it's crap. Wait for some real mass storage hardware to come out
 
  by: rainmystic   11/26/2003 12:09 AM     
  VP6  
 
Forget the EVD disc its da VP6 video codec thats goin 2 blow ill like to get more info on it.
 
  by: dalab   11/26/2003 01:23 AM     
  VP6  
 
Forget the EVD disc its da VP6 video codec thats goin 2 blow ill like to get more info on it.
 
  by: dalab   11/26/2003 01:23 AM     
  Wow the codec is great  
 
The codec is the future for streaming content, its amazing try it here http://www.on2.com/...
 
  by: fro2u   12/02/2003 09:44 PM     
 
 
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