MPEG, short for Motion Picture Experts Group, is an term used to describe various types of digital video format encoding. In the home or on the road, MPEG video players stream or play back content stored most commonly in MPEG-4 or MP4 format. These units offer increased convenience by allowing viewing of video files the same way most are accustomed to listening to MP3 music formats, freeing viewers from carrying around physical media.
Digix BD-520 Blu-ray Disc Player With Wi-Fi
In addition to offering 1080p video and lossless audio from your favorite Blu-ray titles, this Blu-ray player allows streaming from sources like Netflix, Hulu and others. Whether you use a wired or wireless connection, video from this unit is upconverted to your resolution of choice, including 1080p. DVDs are also encoded using MPEG technology, with the BD-520 performing the same video processing on these titles as on streaming content. The player streams or decodes DTS Audio and Dolby TrueHD from Blu-ray sources along with ByteStream HD Audio, a format used to upsample various audio files.
SanDisk Sansa Fuze+
The Sansa Fuze+ is offered in red or black, featuring 4GB of internal built-in memory. The unit’s touch screen allows clear playback of MP4 files, with bit rates as high as 512 kilobits per second. The Fuze+ has a built-in MicroSD or SDHC slot for additional storage capability. In addition to video, the Sansa Fuze+ allows storage and playback of thousands of MP3 music titles.
Eclipse T180 BL 1.8″ 4GB Touchscreen MP4 Player
The compact Eclipse MP4 player includes 4 gigabytes of internal storage, teamed with a microSD slot for expansion. The clip-on player also includes an FM tuner and voice recording capabilities for on-the-go reminders. The unit in addition to MP4 playback offers handling of MP3 and touch-screen functionality. The unit also includes the ability to view JPEG photos, allowing you to carry around your favorite images from your most recent trip or event.
Amazon Kindle Fire 7″ Full Color Wi-Fi Tablet
The Kindle Fire tablet is a full-function entertainment device, offering MP4 and other formats in high-quality 1024 by 600 resolution. Featuring a usable 6GB of storage plus integrated Wi-Fi, the Kindle Fire 7 has plenty of room for storing and streaming MP4 video content. With over 100,000 videos available for streaming or purchase, the Kindle Fire 7 is never without solid content available.
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