New Windows Media Photo format

Windows Media Photo: New digital imaging format - Digital cameras, digital camera reviews, photography views and news newsMay 25, 2006 - 10.00 GMT
Microsoft is hosting the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference 2006 in Seattle this week. In a session held yesterday morning, a new format for end-to-end digital imaging, called Windows Media Photo, has been presented. The new format is said to provide better quality at half the size of current JPEG images. It offers image quality comparable to JPEG-2000 with computational and memory performance more closely comparable to JPEG. The new Windows Media Photo format will be built into the next-generation of Windows, known as Vista...More