[vdr] new graphics processor from VIA S3 for HD video

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at iki.fi
Wed Apr 23 09:34:25 CEST 2008


On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 09:56:23AM +0400, Igor wrote:
> > > The question is: Which of them will offer decent open source drivers for 
> > > HD decoding, and when?
> > 
> > I wonder if every vendor pushes his own API for using these decoding
> > accelerators? Or is there some "standard" (It's surely beyond XvMC)?
> 
> there's VAAPI - Video Decode Acceleration API Specification
> http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/vaapi
> 
> but seems it hasn't finished yet :(
> 

And then there's some "XvMC for H.264/AVC" work/patches:

http://people.freedesktop.org/~zhen/xds2007_xvmc.pdf

http://www.x.org/wiki/Events/XDS2007/Notes (link taken from here)

-- Pasi



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