Multimedia Extensions


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Multimedia Extensions

(1) See MMX and SSE.

(2) A multimedia enhancement to Windows 3.1 from Microsoft. It added support for audio, video, animations, MIDI, RIFF file format, MCI interface and joystick. See MCI and RIFF.
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The CPUs, which are also built around the x86 architecture, have multimedia extensions for audio and video.
Although AMD has in the past introduced some innovations to the x86 architecture -- the 3DNow multimedia extensions being a prime example -- this is the first time AMD has truly steered the direction of the world's most important microprocessor architecture, which Intel invented in 1978 and has closely guarded for 26 years.
11e standard, with support for the Wi-Fi Alliances' Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WME).
Intel's new Katmai multimedia extensions help, but Pentium III still can't touch RISC for compute-intensive tasks such as graphics processing.
The system also supports multimedia extensions such as JPEG, MPEG, FM radio and SP Midi Polyphony.
MX processors, such as the multimedia extensions and video port, are designed to allow customers to use a low number of components in their wireless devices to reduce overall system costs.
The firm has used the SIMD multimedia extensions in the new chip to speed up the performance of applications built from its SDK.
The Philips chipset is also designed to support Wi-Fi Multimedia Extensions (WME) for improved quality of service, Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) with Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) and Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), and the Cisco Compatible Extension (CCX) program, which offers security, virtual LAN capabilities and Cisco's proprietary LEAP authentication protocol.
MX processors, such as the multimedia extensions and video port, allow customers to use a low number of components in their wireless devices, to reduce overall system costs.
The component, which is expected to be a 250Mhz MIPS Core with 128-bit multimedia extensions, looks likely to power Sony's forthcoming PlayStation 2 games console.

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