Beijing E-World and On2 Technologies, Inc. recently announced that On2's VP5 and VP6 video codecs are included in China's industrial standard for the new Enhanced Versatile Disk (EVD).
I wonder if they've heard of ReplayGain?
This is not a totally new process. Ever heard of svcd? Where do you think they come from?
Aren't vp5 and vp6 based on mpeg4?
Before long, "Made in China" may be a symbol of freedom, at least for hardware. Wouldn't that be ironic?
Aren't vp5 and vp6 based on mpeg4? I thought the point of this new dvd standard was to remove reliance on western patents.
additionally china never had laws like this (AFAIK)
...domestic crypto manufacture and use is severely restricted. Officially designated manufacturers must obtain aproval from the State Encryption Management Commission for the type and model (including key length) of their crypto products. Organisations and individuals may not distribute encryption products produced abroad. People may only use encryption products approved by the Commission, and they may not use commercial encryption products developed by themselves or produced abroad.