DSP, Yet Another HW wish list item :-)

michael at michaelshiloh.com michael at michaelshiloh.com
Thu Mar 1 00:17:28 CET 2007

On Thu, 1 Mar 2007, Lars Hallberg wrote:

> Lurking her more than a while, I strangely not seen this HW request.
> A reasonably general digital signal processor on the phone.
> Opening possibility's for all kind of things. accelerated decoders/encoders 
> for audio and video, voice recognition and fingerprint, 2D graphic 
> acceleration, 3D graphic acceleration, accelerated image (think gimp filters) 
> or just any advanced operation... or just making up for missing FPU.
> While probably more power hungry then respective dedicated chip, it's 
> probably a lot more efficient then the ordinary CPU... and more powerful and 
> flexible.

Welcome Lars!

I'm pretty sure it was discussed extensively. Have you checked the mailing
list archives?


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