Steven Chen and Stephen Harris, Cypress
10/11/2010 5:01 PM EDT
While camera capabilities in mobile handsets have grown from a novelty to mainstream feature, mobile vendors are strategically bringing High-definition (HD) video recording to their high-end products. The dynamic push for HD video in phones would further emphasize its value as a utilitarian device, consolidating not only a digital still camera within a communication device, but a digital video camcorder as well.
Bringing HD video recording into mobile handset sparks off new exploration on how HD videos are played back. While it is common to playback video directly on a phone, screen size and resolution limitations restrain the delivery of the compelling high-definition experience that HD video is intended to display. Similar to the sharing of mobile documents and photos, the challenge for developers is how to share HD video without confining the content to within the mobile handset itself.
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