[Ffmpeg-devel] OpenAVS Project Help Wanted

Diego Biurrun diego
Fri Jul 7 08:55:19 CEST 2006

On Thu, Jul 06, 2006 at 11:21:06PM -0400, zhou13 at netscape.net wrote:
> I am maintainer of the openavs project at 
> http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/openavs/.  OpenAVS implements a new 
> Chinese standard called AVS  ( GB/T 20090.2-2006      Information 
> technology - Advanced coding of audio and video ).  Date of release of 
> the  standard is March, 1st 2006 ( very new ).
> We have early access to the standard documents ( Part 1-System, Part 2- 
> Video, Part 7-Mobile Video). We have 2 people working on this project 
> currently. ( i am from China and another guy from Taiwan ).
> The standard is written in Chinese. AVS Part 1-System is backward 
> compatible with MPEG-2. AVS Part 2 Video is somehow a watered down 
> version of H.264.  So we don't think there is any problem even if you 
> don't understand Chinese.
> currently, we need people that is good at SIMD optimization of our code 
> ( MMX, 3DNow! and SSE, SSE2, SSE3 ).  You can check out our newest 
> release 1.0.3 and tell me how could i improve it.
> I am also positive if OpenAVS can be merged into ffmpeg tree because it 
> is really just a beefed-up version of MPEG-2.

Well, you're late.  We already have a decoder for Chinese AVS in FFmpeg
since a few days.  It was written by Stefan Gehrer.  You are of course
welcome to contribute to it...


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