Chips&Media Launches Wave510A Hardware AV1 Decoder IP

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 - HTPC, Teknologi

Chips&Media Launches Wave510A Hardware AV1 Decoder IP Chips&Media this month has started to license out its Wave510A hardware decoder IP, the industry’s first AV1 video decoder. The base decoder core supports decoding up to 4Kp60, but it can be scaled out to handle 4Kp120 and...

CyberLink Launches PowerDVD 19 for UltraHD Blu-ray and 8K Videos

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 - HTPC, Teknologi

CyberLink Launches PowerDVD 19 for UltraHD Blu-ray and 8K Videos CyberLink's PowerDVD remains the only legitimate Blu-ray playback software in the PC space. Over the last few years, the company has been trying to add value to the software with extra features such as support...

YouTube Publishes First Videos Transcoded Using AV1

Friday, September 14th, 2018 - HTPC, Teknologi

YouTube Publishes First Videos Transcoded Using AV1 YouTube has uploaded about a dozen videos that were transcoded using the AV1 codec, whcih was introduced earlier this year. The test sequences are expected to give Google as well as developers of browsers, decoders, and encoders an...

CyberLink Launches PowerDVD 18 – UltraHD Blu-ray Playback with Value Additions

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 - HTPC, Teknologi

CyberLink Launches PowerDVD 18 – UltraHD Blu-ray Playback with Value Additions CyberLink's PowerDVD 17, introduced in April 2017, was the first software player to bring UltraHD Blu-ray playback to the PC market (albeit, with plenty of hardware restrictions). We also took it for a hands-on...

Alliance for Open Media Releases Royalty-Free AV1 1.0 Codec Spec

Friday, March 30th, 2018 - HTPC, Teknologi

Alliance for Open Media Releases Royalty-Free AV1 1.0 Codec Spec Eagerly awaited across the tech industry, this week the Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) has published the first complete version of the bitstream and decoding process specification for their royalty-free AV1 video codec. The release...

A Budget Home Theater & PC Setup: 4K, HDR, UHD Blu-ray, and More

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 - HTPC, Teknologi

A Budget Home Theater & PC Setup: 4K, HDR, UHD Blu-ray, and More The days of bulky HTPCs with built-in optical drives, massive internal storage arrays, and integrated TV tuners are long gone. The advent of over the top (OTT) online streaming services has moved...

HEVC and the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Friday, December 1st, 2017 - HTPC, Teknologi

HEVC and the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (FCU) came with a host of welcome changes. One of the aspects that didn't get much coverage in the tech press was the change in Microsoft's approach to the bundled video...