[Fwd: Re: Neo1973 Update!]

Bradley Hook bhook at kssb.net
Tue Jun 5 00:47:58 CEST 2007

I imagine some creative programmer could offload some GPS calculations
into 3D space... just an idea if the GPU is very efficient.


Attila Csipa wrote:
> On Monday 04 June 2007 11:03, 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
> Most of the time blitting = 2D :) But seriously, even window zooming isn't 
> real 3D, and I'm not sure that you want an extra chip there just for 
> aqua/beryl-like eyecandy. Of course, if you already have that chip there for 
> other reasons, like image processing, H264, hardware MP3/AAC and blitting) it 
> wont hurt to add some extra coolness :) 
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