Garrett Wollman wollman@csail.mit.edu
Tue Dec 6 02:27:44 EST 2005

<<On Mon, 5 Dec 2005 18:57:04 -0800 (PST), Matthew Osborne <mattosborne1976@yahoo.com> said:

> Another "flaw" in the HDTV codec that I've noticed is that it has a
> rough time handling shots with extremely quick camera motion.

It's not a codec problem; it's a bandwidth budget problem.  DTV uses
the standard MPEG-2 video codec; if you give it enough bandwidth, it
will do 30 fps in 1080i without visible artifacts.  But if you're
trying to squeeze it into 10 or 20 Mbit/s it's necessary to make some
visible omissions.


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