[vdr] HDTV -> mpeg4

Gavin Hamill gdh at acentral.co.uk
Mon Mar 28 15:12:39 CEST 2005


On Monday 28 March 2005 14:06, Reinhard Walter Buchner wrote:

> At the current stage of development, I never understood
> why mpeg4 is still around. CDs and DVDs are so cheap
> nowadays, there is no reason to give up quality for size.

You ask the financial department of the broadcasters :) If they can get away 
with paying for half the transponder capacity by broadcasting in MPEG4 
instead of MPEG2 I think they will have a strong case =)

Cheers,
Gavin.



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