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What is a codec?
Codec can stand for enCOder/DECoder or COmpressor/DECompressor. It can be a hardware circuit that performs analog-to-digital conversion and digital-to-analog conversion. It can also refer to any SW or HW that compresses and decompresses audio and video data streams.
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2012-06-27 New video codec delayed due to patent glitches
The new standard has many new patent holders not involved in the prior pool including Mediatek, Qualcomm and Samsung who do not want to join the group but prefer collecting royalties on their own.
2005-12-20 New DTMF codec/FSK modem combo IC from CML
The CMX865 is a multi-standard modem for use in telephone based information and telemetry systems.
2006-09-27 Network multimedia coprocessor is video codec agnostic
Standard Microsystems' new network multimedia coprocessor is video codec agnostic, supporting MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV9/VC-1 and H.264/AVC standards.
2002-06-21 NEC MPEG2 codec consumes 330mW
2003-04-22 NEC codec integrates STB, DVD recoding functions
The ?PD61171 A/V codec from NEC Electronics Corp. integrates digital STB and DVD recording functions into a single 449-ball PBGA package.
2002-11-14 MX609 an audio delay circuit based on the MX609 CVSD codec
This article shows a schematic diagram of an audio delay circuit based on the MX609 CVSD codec.
2008-02-01 Multimedia codec integrates power management
Wolfson's WM8400 combines a multimedia codec with integrated power management features to deliver a high-performance audio and mixing capability, longer battery life and reduced system cost for multimedia mobile handsets.
2007-02-01 Multimedia codec has switchable speaker driver
Wolfson Microelectronics has announced the WM8991 audio codec featuring a dual mode, 1W speaker driver with the flexibility to switch between Class AB and Class D operation.
2005-08-19 Multicore CPU handles computational needs of HD video codec
The new multicore Telairity-1 processor from Telairity Semiconductor has been specifically designed to handle the demanding computational requirements of the H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10) HD codec.
2003-02-18 MPEG-2 codec offers better picture quality
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. has developed an MPEG-2 codec, which is claimed to offer a picture quality exceeding that of standard TV.
2003-07-21 Matsushita multi codec LSI suits W-CDMA, PDCs
Matsushita Electric and its subsidiary Panasonic Mobile Communications have developed the MPEG-4 multi-codec LSI, nicknamed MarvieTM3.
2002-07-30 Matsushita DV codec incorporates IEEE 1394 link layer
Matsushita Electric Ind. Co. Ltd has developed a DV codec with built-in encoding and decoding formats that are fully-compatible with the IEEE 1394 link layer and DV format.
2002-05-31 Matsushita develops MPEG-4 codec LSI for mobile phones
Matsushita Electric Ind. Co. Ltd has developed the MN195905 MPEG-4 multi-codec LSI for use in mobile phone systems including WCDMA, PDC, and PHS.
2002-08-20 LSI codec to be featured in SCM DVD technology
LSI Logic Corp. has announced that its DVxcel MPEG-2 codec will be integrated into SCM Microsystems' DVD Creation Station 200, DCS 200.
2006-04-03 IPTV rollouts put premium on codec flexibility
As the pace quickens toward large-scale commercial IPTV implementation, the pressure intensifies on equipment suppliers to market highly flexible and upgradeable platforms.
2007-03-07 IP core enables one-chip H.264/MPEG-4 codec
Techno Mathematical has developed the industry's first H.264/MPEG-4 intellectual-property core to offer a one-chip encoder/decoder LSI solution.
1999-04-08 Integrated digital line CODEC architecture - past, present, and future
This paper explains the use of digital techniques to perform codec and hybrid functions in line circuits.
2008-06-12 IDT updates HD audio codec portfolio
IDT has started to sample the latest member of its HD PC audio codec family, the 92HD75B, which is the first audio codec designed and developed by the IDT Shanghai design center.
2006-07-27 IDT to purchase SigmaTel's PC, notebook audio codec line
IDT announced that it has reached an agreement with SigmaTel Inc. to purchase its AC-97 and HD-Audio PC and notebook audio codec product lines.
2008-06-18 How to use the high-density STM32F103xx microcontroller to play audio files with an external I?S audio codec
This application note describes how to use the high-density STM32F103xx I2S feature to play audio files using an external codec.
2010-07-13 HiFi Audio codec lib includes FLAC decoder
Tensilica is beefing up its HiFi Audio DSP family of IP core software library with the addition of Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) decoder.
2007-03-01 H.264 HD codec suits live HD video broadcast
The low encode-decode tandem delay and ability to encode 1080 video at high quality and relatively low bit rates makes the WW20K chipset from W&W Communications suitable for live HD video broadcast applications.
2007-02-01 H.264 codec targets Japan, South Korea markets
Several IC firms are testing the waters for H.264 High Profile codecs in hopes of claiming design turf in high-definition DSCs, digital video camcorders and storage devices.
2002-03-22 Fujitsu VoIP codec core supports up to four vocoders
Designed for wireless and broadband voice client applications, the company's embeddable VoIP codec core supports up to four independent and simultaneous speech vocoders.
2007-10-03 DTV codec eases audio signal management
Cirrus Logic believes it has greatly simplified the challenge of audio signal management within complex DTV system designs with the introduction of the CS42324 and CS42325 DTV codecs.
2011-01-17 DSP core touts audio performance, flexibility, broad codec support
CEVA's 1GHz CEVA-TL3211 extends CEVA-TeakLite-III DSP architecture. With HD audio features, this DSP targets digital TVs, STBs, mobile computing and smartphones.
2002-11-08 Divio MPEG-4 codec delivers 30fps
Divio Inc. is sampling an integrated MPEG-4 codec it claims can deliver 30fps video quality in systems targeting the emerging solid-state camcorder market.
2008-05-16 Discover the benefits H.264 scalable video codec
The H.264 scalable video codec reduces network bandwidth, eliminates transcoding, and simplifies storage management. Here's how it works.
2008-11-20 Digital media processor packs royalty-free H.264 codec
Texas Instruments Inc. has introduced the TMS320DM357, low-cost, ARM-based processor that includes a royalty-free H.264 codec at D1 resolution for video compression.
2014-03-14 Dialog rolls out audio codec for always on apps
The DA7212 audio codec boasts 650uW always-on power consumption and targets portable devices such as smart watches and connected fitness devices.
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