h.264 format is now open?

Harald Welte laforge at openmoko.org
Tue Jan 30 17:42:43 CET 2007

On Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 06:05:07PM -0500, Bryce Leo wrote:
> >This is not probably called for at this point, Neo1973 pretty certainly
> >does _not_ have enough horsepower to play back h.264. (I'm hoping to
> I think you'd be surprised. I'm going to bet that there won't be much
> of an issue getting smooth playback. If you look at the brains of the
> iPod Video it uses and ARM922T (32-bit) @ 200MHz, with 8K/8K cache.

Yeah, for management.  Actual Video decoding is done by a dedicated
chip, Broadcom BCM2722.

- Harald Welte <laforge at openmoko.org>          	        http://openmoko.org/
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