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

Petri Helin phelin at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 7 10:04:48 CET 2008


Ondrej Wisniewski wrote:
> Remains to be seen if VIA (or some other manufacturer) comes up with a 
> small, low power consumption MB with h.264 hw decoding or if we see a FF 
> DVB-S2 card before that. In the meantime there is no hurry, I'm happy 
> with the current VDR :-)
> 

Intel should be doing that this year with their to be released G45 
chipset with X4500HD integrated graphics and since Intel has been quite 
nice with their attitude towards Linux and open source, it could even be 
possible to have a h.264 decoding motherboard by the end of this year.

-Petri



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