Archive for November, 2007

H264 Testing Part2

November 21st, 2007

Well I’ve now briefed the MPlayer team on the issues and uploaded one of the clips. I also tried a full up-to-date debug build of MPlayer which I ran under GDB to produce this output. Sadly this build still crashes in the same fashion as my earlier tests. A dig around on the FFMPEG mailing [...]

H264 Testing Part 1

November 20th, 2007

Here in New Zealand they have decided to use MPEG-4 (AVC/H264) for the broadcast of DTT (Digital Terrestrial Television). Selected broadcast tests have just started in Wellington and Christchurch, with occasional limited testing happening in other regions. At this stage the Auckland testing isn’t expected to start until January 2008, but luckily I’ve managed to [...]