[Fwd: Re: Neo1973 Update!]

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at openmoko.org
Mon Jun 4 18:26:21 CEST 2007

Florent THIERY wrote:
>> My guess is that the primary application of that chip will be audio/video
>> reproduction, and perhaps some blitting improvements, the 3D part is just
>> bonus/eyecandy material.

> I do not agree with you: the neo currently struggles with 2D drawing;
> a real (understand: usable) zooming user interface has to achieve
> fluid un/zooming, so that the zooming metaphor applies to our
> analogical sense of space.

> I hope the chip will enable ZUIs, together with the accelerometers,
> not just eye-candy !

You bet! After we feel comfortable enough with the software enabling
the GTA01 to work as a concept/prototyping/development device, this is
where I'd like to focus on (if my I'm allowed to, that is ;)

- Michael Lauer <mickey at openmoko.org>                   http://openmoko.org/
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