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AR# 30158

LogiCORE IP MPEG-4 Part 2 Simple Profile Encoder (MPEG-4 Part 2 SP) - Release Notes and Known Issues

Description


This Answer Record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues list for the CORE Generator interface LogiCORE IP MPEG-4 Part 2 Simple Profile Encoder (MPEG-4 Part 2 SP) Core.



The following information is listed for each version of the core:

- New Features

- Bug Fixes

- Known Issues



LogiCORE IP MPEG-4 Part 2 Simple Profile Encoder (MPEG-4 Part 2 SP) Lounge:

http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/ip_dc_do-di-mpeg4_encoder.htm


This IP has been Discontinued and there is no replacement.

http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/customer_notices/xcn08022.pdf

Solution


General LogiCORE IP MPEG-4 Part 2 Simple Profile Encoder (MPEG-4 Part 2 SP) Issues

- Are there Windows CODECs that support the Xilinx MPEG4 Part 2 core features? See (Xilinx Answer 24836).

- Can I use the Spartan-3 device netlist when targeting a Spartan-3E device? See (Xilinx Answer 25091).

- Why does the simulation fail with a fatal error when the Display is set to 16-bit color? See (Xilinx Answer 29419).





LogiCORE IP MPEG-4 Part 2 Simple Profile Encoder (MPEG-4 Part 2 SP) v1.2

Initial Release August 23, 2006

New Features

- Added Support for Spartan-3A and Virtex-5 devices

Bug Fixes

- Removed unnecessary text files from Netlist directory

- Added XLIB to utils for simulation

Known Issues

- N/A





LogiCORE IP MPEG-4 Part 2 Simple Profile Encoder (MPEG-4 Part 2 SP) v1.1.1

Initial Release January 24, 2006

New Features

- N/A

Bug Fixes

- N/A

Known Issues

- How do I use the ".txt" files that are in the Release Netlist directory? See (Xilinx Answer 25053).





LogiCORE IP MPEG-4 Part 2 Simple Profile Encoder (MPEG-4 Part 2 SP) v1.1

Initial Release October 24, 2005

New Features

- Support for Spartan-3, Virtex-II, Virtex-II Pro, Virtex-4 devices

- MPEG-4 Part 2 Simple Profile Level 5 (Standard Definition)

- User-defined maximum frame size

- Directional squared motion estimation with early stop

- 1/2 pixel motion estimation

- 4:2:0: YUV processing

- Single external frame buffer; predicted frame processing

- Variable-length coding in hardware

- Host interface for rate control algorithm

- Support for full MPEG-4 header

Bug Fixes

- N/A

Known Issues

- How do I use the ".txt" files that are in the Release Netlist directory? See (Xilinx Answer 25053).
AR# 30158
Date Created 03/14/2008
Last Updated 06/21/2011
Status Archive
Type General Article