MPEG-FAQ 4.1: MPEG ARCADETM
Mediamatics Inc.'s MPEG ARCADETM Player is a software only, full
implementation of the MPEG-I ISO 11172 standard. The entire MPEG-1
decompression, both video and audio is implemented in software (along with
system stream parsing and video/audio synchronization). Finally, a MCI-DV
Media Player interface is provided to control/playback MPEG-1 encoded system
stream files. This media player is fully compliant with OPEN PC MPEG
consortium's MpegVideo command set. This player will soon be available in
the retail market from major manufacturers of graphics cards, who will be
bundling our Arcade Player with their recently announced video-enabled
graphics cards. Arcade Player is currently offered only
to OEMs and has been licensed by Brooktree, Western Digital.
Arcade Player - Key Features:
* Performance benchmarks:
24-30 fps with synchronized audio on a Pentium PCI system with a video
enabled graphics card.
[Note: assumes graphics subsystem to contain a hardware color space
* Supports Windows 3.1, Windows95TM and Windows NT operating system.
* Supports playback of CD-I/VideoCD/CD-Karaoke format encoded content.
* Tested with major DCI-aware graphics devices from companies such as
Brooktree, Western Digital, Trident, S3, Cirrus, Avance, Alliance etc.
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