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wakaramon writes: ""Novel data compression doubles the memory in embedded systems while hardly slowing them down. Although the price of RAM has plummeted fast, the need for memory has expanded faster still. But if you could use data-compression software to control the way embedded systems store information in RAM, and do it in a way that didn't sap performance appreciably, the payoff would be enormous.""
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