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Critical review of programmable media processor architectures
Author(s): Stefan G. Berg; Weiyun Sun; Donglok Kim; Yongmin Kim
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Paper Abstract

In the past several years, there has been a surge of new programmable mediaprocessors introduced to provide an alternative solution to ASICs and dedicated hardware circuitries in the multimedia PC and embedded consumer electronics markets. These processors attempt to combine the programmability of multimedia-enhanced general purpose processors with the performance and low cost of dedicated hardware. We have reviewed five current multimedia architectures and evaluated their strengths and weaknesses.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3655, Media Processors 1999, (21 December 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.334760
Show Author Affiliations
Stefan G. Berg, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Weiyun Sun, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Donglok Kim, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Yongmin Kim, Univ. of Washington (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3655:
Media Processors 1999
Sethuraman Panchanathan; Subramania I. Sudharsanan; V. Michael Bove, Editor(s)

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