[vdr] A new generation of DVB devices

Dr. Werner Fink werner at suse.de
Mon Oct 10 18:42:01 CEST 2005

On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 06:33:57PM +0200, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> Several years ago, when VDR was first developed, it was based upon a
> then all new DVB card, which implemented a complete device with tuner,
> MPEG decoder and optional CI adapter.
> Now, more than five years later, and with the advent of HDTV, it's time
> for a new generation of DVB devices.
> Here's a list of the features such a device should have:
>    http://www.cadsoft.de/vdr/hdtv-dream.htm

Just have a look to


> Ok, this is a dream I have - I don't know if any manufacturer will
> ever come up with such a device. But then again, in the mid-nineties
> the DVB cards we have now were a dream as well...
> Please let me know what you think about this, and if I have forgotten
> anything or got something wrong.

The problem right management introduced by the film industry ...
this will stop manufacturers selling such hardware.


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