CyberLink Uses ATI Card To Transcode Four 1080p Video Files Simultaneously

The fashionable thing these days is to take the tremendous processing power of graphics cards and put them to use when you're not utilizing them to render games. CyberLink, for one, has come up with a pretty ingenous method to take an ATI or NVIDIA card (in their case, the demo was on an ATI Radeon 4850 512MB card)… »6/26/08 6:00pm6/26/08 6:00pm

Elgato's Turbo 264 USB Stick Encodes H.264 for Your iPod, iPhone and Apple TV

Following up on the rumor that Apple was going to add an H.264 hardware encoding/decoding chip into all upcoming Macs, Elgato has released an H.264 USB stick that does just that. What does this mean to you? Well, a USB stick would be second best to an internal chip (like was speculated before) but the effect is the… »4/02/07 8:40pm4/02/07 8:40pm

TiVo Desktop 2.4 Public Beta Gets You Format Transcoding (Not DivX)

TiVo's just released a new public beta for Series 2 and Series 3 owners, adding various transcoding and broadcasting features. For S3 owners, they can now send HD photographs (1280x720) for viewing on their TV, and for S2 owners, they can transcode various video formats into TiVo-format so you can watch that on your… »2/26/07 5:05pm2/26/07 5:05pm