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Is MPEG-4 dead?

Apr 12, 20041 min
Data Center

eMediaLive’s Jan Ozer thinks MPEG-4’s days are numbered:

I’ve been down on MPEG-4 for a while now, despite my respect for many of the folks associated with the standard. Given the adoption of Microsoft’s Windows Media Video 9 by the DVD Forum, there’s increasing reason to believe, to paraphrase an old Southern expression, that the MPEG-4 dog just won’t hunt. It hasn’t yet and probably never will, at least in any serious commercial way.

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