iOS 8 and OS XI could use AlgoTrim data compression

Apple logoFounded in 2005 by Anders Berglund, Anders Holtsberg, and Martin Lindberg, AlgoTrim is a company based in Sweden which, as of now, is owned by Apple.

According to the company’s web site (which is strangely still live, complete with their Android accolades), AlgoTrim “develops advanced solutions for mobile devices within the fields of data compression, mobile imaging and video, and computer graphics.”

All Things D reveals that AlgoTrim’s data-compression technology both shortens processing times and reduces file size, making it ideal for mobiles.

Since Apple has only just bought the company, it’s likely that their technology will be implemented at a later date, perhaps with the release of OS XI (the eleventh version of the desktop OS), and iOS 8.

“Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans,” spokeswoman Kirstin Huguet said when asked about the acquisition, thus confirming it.

According to the AlgoTrim site, the company started out by enhancing feature phones with super-fast codecs.

The company explains that “These phones ran on a single core and rather slow processor speeds.”

“One these machines fast codecs for data compression or handling MP camera images were a necessity. Founded on that expertise, AlgoTrim's engineers have successfully scaled their solutions to fully explore the computational power of complex multicore processors used in today's smartphones,” says the company.

One thing that leaves us scratching our heads is AlgoTrim’s love for Android which, following the Apple acquisition, can still be observed on algotrim.com.

“Do we work with Android? Yes, of course, and we just love to work with Android,” reads a note on the site’s home page.

Don’t expect that Android praise to live on algotrim.com much longer. As soon as Apple is done with the paperwork, their site is probably going down as well.

Source: Softpedia

Tags: Apple, iOS

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Consumer group recommends iPhone 8 over anniversary model
 
LTE connections wherever you go and instant waking should come to regular PCs, too
 
That fiction is slowly becoming a reality
 
The Snapdragon 845 octa-core SoC includes the Snapdragon X20 LTE modem
 
Human moderators can help make YouTube a safer place for everyone
 
Google says Progressive Web Apps are the future of app-like webpages
 
All 2018 models to sport the 'notch'
 
The biggest exchange in South Korea, where the BTC/KRW pair is at $14,700 now
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (4)