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Mpact 2 media processor: balanced 2X performance
Author(s): Stephen Purcell
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Paper Abstract

Chromatic announced the Mpact media processor architecture in October 1995. In October 1996 hardware and software were released to production and the second generation architecture was announced. This paper begins with an update on the first generation media processors, with hardware and software status. Next, it covers the growing goals of multimedia performance and describes Chromatic's next generation media processor architecture. Finally, the newer modules of the architecture are discussed in more detail.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 January 1997
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3021, Multimedia Hardware Architectures 1997, (17 January 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.263504
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Stephen Purcell, Chromatic Research Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3021:
Multimedia Hardware Architectures 1997
Sethuraman Panchanathan; Frans Sijstermans, Editor(s)

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