Monthly Archive: January 2012

Intel buys video patents from RealNetworks

Intel buys video patents from RealNetworks

RealNetworks, makers of the Real Player, have sold video-related patents and apparently a video codec development team, to Intel: Intel bolsters video patent portfolio with purchase from RealNetworks — Engadget. Clearly, Intel wants to ramp up some video offerings. Years ago, before Youtube days, I experimented with streaming online video using Flash, Real, Quicktime and Windows Media. My goal, then,...

Fujifilm X-Pro1 demonstrates very low noise images

Fujifilm X-Pro1 demonstrates very low noise images

  This links to a French web site – if you visit this using Chrome, Chrome will offer to translate to a language of your choice: Fujifilm X-Pro1: images with higher sensitivities. Fujifilm uses a new design APS-C sensor to deliver super low noise images. According to the link (with sample images), noise is essentially invisible through ISO 1600 and minimal...