“This strategy would have several consequences. First, a transition towards better codec, dropping the efficient but CPU-consuming encoding codec H.264 for adopting Wavelet transform-type of codec which will allow even better compression rate while offering better efficiency,” HardMac reports.
“The ultimate goal for Apple would be to promote this new format to support 4 K video (up to 4096×2160,” HardMac reports. “Of course, main customers do not have necessarily a 1080 HD TV at home, so a 4K-compatible device, even less. However, Apple would be planning to enter the market from the high-end, as it did for the iPhone, and in the coming weeks/months we should see Apple products with display offering an increasing definition.”
HardMac reports, “Apple has already been in contact with companies manufacturing camera and camcorder, as well as Google, the latter having announced yesterday that YouTube would now support 4K video.”
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