Re: [uCsimm] MP3's

From: Geoffrey Wossum (gpw0341@omega.uta.edu)
Date: Thu May 04 2000 - 20:37:31 EDT


> How difficult would it be to design an MPEG decoder on a FPGA ? Are they
> powerful enough? In case they are, when a new format arrives we would just
> have to upgrade the FPGA's firmware to process the new MPEG decoder
> algoritm.

Maybe not an FPGA, but definitely a DSP chip. The Micronas MP3 decoder is
just a hard-wired DSP.

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