Re: Why is Microsoft preventing itself from making HD revolution?
- From: "R Sweeney" <DockScience@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 20:10:31 -0500
"Lyrik" <lyrik@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Being in Denmark i had to order a wmv HD film from US. Amazon.com.
It arrived today and i could not wait to insert it in my Kiss DP600 HD
To my surprise it did not play as expected, having in mind the showcase
videos i have downloadet from the internet and played on my TV.
They were right! They could only be played on a PC. Thinking that PC meant
Personal Computer i tried playing them on my MAC.-No!! It will only play
on Windows, more specific on MEDIAPLAYER with its DRM rights management!
Now my Intel-MAC can be booted in Windows mode, so i could se the film on
my 20" screen.;-(
How foolish of Microsoft!!
They have a potentially victorious HD wmv-format which can play HD from an
ordinary DVD to a TV!! Having 2 hours on an ordinary doubble layer!
And then they prevented it!!
Is Microsoft "Goofy" in Donald Duck? Are they mad? Are they without
vision? Or are they plain stupid?
They slept while their fenomenous wmv7 was converted to DivX with enormous
succes. now they sleep while H.264 sweeps the carpet from under their
Sleep tight Microsoft!zzzz.......zzzz.....
HD-DVD uses the same codec to do an 1080 movie in 30GB
2 hours of "HD" in 9 GB is going to be over-compressed and uglier
Microsoft claims 1080i needs up to 30mb/sec for full resolution using the
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