[vdr] future VDR and Net??eiver OEM from Reelmultimedia

Ales Jurik ajurik at quick.cz
Fri Jun 29 09:53:29 CEST 2007


On Friday 29 June 2007 07:45, Jeremy Jones wrote:
> On 6/27/07, Georg Acher <acher at in.tum.de> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 27, 2007 at 09:17:03PM +0100, Torgeir Veimo wrote:
> > > On 27 Jun 2007, at 20:51, Igor wrote:
> > > >Hello
> > > >
> > > >http://reel-multimedia.com/rmm-english/netceiver.html
> > > >here's a good platform for future hdtv-vdr
> > > >Are you agree ? :)
> > >
> > > Well, what's missing there is info about the "1x extra PCI slot for
> > > HD-Decoder-Card". Having a PCI decoder for mpeg2/4/h.264 would be
> > > fine, unles it's actually a mini-pci card that only works with reels
> > > netceiver external tuner hardware.
> >
> > The HDTV decoder card in PCI format will be first used for the Reelbox
> > Avantgarde (based on a Mini-ITX-PC). The usage in the NetCeiver itself in
> > a
> > PC-less combo is planned, but I don't think a vdr can run on that
> > platform without serious restrictions. For example, the NetCeiver with
> > its current firmware has no real DVB-API, as the CPU has nothing to do
> > with the TS streaming, it only controls the tuners. The rest (filtering
> > and network encapsulation) is done in the hardware. So it will be more a
> > small STB application without bells and whistles,.
> >
> > But the chances are high that the HD card (running with the Micronas
> > DeCypher) will be seperately available. As the Reelbox uses vdr, Linux
> > drivers for the HD card and the NetCeiver (a DVB-API emulation and a vdr
> > plugin with more features) will be there from the start.
>
> Is there any information regarding availability or pricing on the HDTV PCI
> card ?  I have been waiting a long time for an HD MPEG-2/4 decoder with
> HDMI and this sounds promising :-)
>
> Thanks,
> Brian
See http://www.vdr-portal.de/board/thread.php?threadid=45922 . I'm waiting for 
it, but no info is available for some time. Maybe someone has any news?

Regards,
Ales



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