MPEG decoder


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MPEG decoder

Software or hardware that decompresses and renders MPEG-encoded data. Because MPEG uses lossy compression, the decoded images are not 100% identical to the original. In most cases however, the differences are not easily detectable. See MPEG.
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Prior to the review process itself, it is expected that a real-time MPEG decoder will be demonstrated.
"Sigma is enthusiastic about working with NEC and providing our third generation MPEG decoder chips to support top quality interactive video features for TV viewing."
Even more interesting is the fact that the Microsoft specifications do not require, but only recommend, MPEG1 playback capability and only require that the video boards be socketed for an MPEG decoder daughter board.
Sigma Designs has announced that their EM8400 MPEG decoder silicon was selected by NXTV, Inc., a provider of digital broadband television services for use in their new Broadband Delivery System.