jeff at bigredtj.com
Thu Aug 23 21:40:40 CEST 2007
from what I've seen/heard, most of the GPIO lines are already taken up by
alt-functions, but we could have the (spi/nssp)/i2c busses brought out to
On 8/23/07, Shawn Rutledge <shawn.t.rutledge at gmail.com> wrote:
> DAB is only in Europe right?
> How about if the phone had an expansion connector, next to some cavity
> that isn't already filled with something (I hear there are some of
> those, internally), and you could add modules as you please. The
> connector would need to have a few GPIO connections to the main
> processor and/or some serial bus that happens to be available, plus an
> audio connection to the mixer. Third parties could make boards for
> FM, DAB and the like. Other options would be more radios like Zigbee
> or NFC, or other kinds of sensors (a better accelerometer, compass,
> temperature/humidity, whatever).
> On 8/23/07, Tilman Baumann <tilman at baumann.name> wrote:
> > Giles Jones wrote:
> > > Ian Stirling <OpenMoko at mauve.plus.com> wrote :
> > >
> > >> It's valuable if it's very cheap or free.
> > >
> > > But it's another chip on the already large board.
> > Agree
> > > DAB radios are more useful given the number of extra channels.
> > Agree.
> > Definitely more geekish. :)
> > > There's no end of features you could implement, mobile TV would be
> another feature now that the EU have standardised on a format.
> > A DAB receiver could also supply you with DMB data. Which would be for
> > example video compressed for mobile use...
> > DMB is DAB with oder codecs used in the data streams.
> > But i would not say radio or mobile video would be in any a important
> > feature.
> > I just liked to add this information without valueing the idea of a
> > radio in such device. :)
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