Muddle-headed Kay (mhw) wrote,
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FYI: New image-compression technology

http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn6876

A US company has developed software that it claims improves the
compression of JPEG images by nearly a third without harming image
quality. The firm has also proposed a new standard for displaying
images.


[...]

Reddy believes SIF files will only gain acceptance "if the format
worked without proprietary plug-ins, or there was assurance that you
would not have to pay for the ability to see these images".
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