[vdr] HD-TV hardware decoding on motherboard instead of waitingfor FF DVB-S2 card

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Wed Feb 6 22:32:16 CET 2008


En/na Igor ha escrit:
>>> So I was wondering if it would be possible to use the on board video
>>> decoder chips of the VIA EPIA boards like the VIA EPIA EX15000G
>>> http://www.via.com.tw/en/products/mainboards/motherboards.jsp?motherboa
>>> rd_id=450
>>>
>>> This board mounts a CX700M2 chipset which features MPEG2/4 hardware
>>> decoding. It has DVI and Y/Pb/Pr video output as well as analog and
>>> SPDIF audio (coaxial and optical). So that's everything we need, isn't
>>> it.
> 
> for hdtv - no.
> I don't see the h.264 hardware decoding. mpeg4 is not h.264.

Maybe this thing can be hacked to run vdr or to be used as a front-end:
http://www.popcornhour.com/

Supposedly it runs Linux, but you know these companies (like, e.g., 
broadcom) that only take but never give back....

Bye
-- 
Luca




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