Video playback - reasonable sized works!

Steve Seltzer openmokolists at
Wed Aug 8 07:01:11 CEST 2007

Ian Stirling wrote:
> Steve Seltzer wrote:
>> Ian Stirling wrote:
>>> Ian Stirling wrote:
>>>> Using a copy of mplayer originally intended for the Zaurus, mentioned
>>>> by anrp on IRC.
>>>> I played back a random video - which happened to be
>>>> VIDEO:  MPEG1  352x240  (aspect 1)  24.000 fps  1536.0 kbps (192.0
>>>> kbyte/s)
>>>> It 'just worked'.
>> The GTA02 is supposed to have the SMedia 3362 Graphics Accelerator which
>> according to has built in
>> video acceleration and MPEG 4 decoding capabilities.  I'm assuming this
>> should allow for full VGA video playback, at least of MPEG 4 content.  I
>> would like to know the full capabilities of this chip though, as "MPEG
>> 4" capabilities is rather vague.
> Indeed, please mail me a GTA02, and I'll repeat the test :)

I think we'll both have to wait on FIC for that one.  Hacking up some
optimized video codecs would be fun, but I have so many other things I
want to do and so very little time to hack on the Openmoko!


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