Comparing video coders: an engineer’s perspective - Embedded.com

Comparing video coders: an engineer’s perspective

In such an active area of technology development as video codec algorithms and hardware it is hard to find really good analysis and comparisons of the various approaches one to the other.

If you are a developer who wants a good down in the dirt comparison of some of the many algorithms, a good web resource to include in your browser favorites list is Diary of an x264 developer.

Despite its name it is a good reference when you want to get good detailed analysis of the various video coder implementations, comparing them point for point in detail. The site also maintains an running commentary in regular blogs on all activities in this area of development.

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