Video Playback virtually impossible on Neo Freerunner? (Re: Video of Qt 4.4 on Neo1973: brings iPhone like graphics)

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at
Fri Apr 25 09:14:06 CEST 2008

On Fri, 25 Apr 2008 02:26:02 +0200 "Marco Trevisan (Treviño)" <mail at>

> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
> > what freerunner *IS* good at is nice high resolution still images. it is NOT
> > good at motion (animation). that's possibly the simplest way i know to
> > describe its graphics :) great for ebook and text reading. great for your
> > high-res photos. don't expect a media-center out of it with swooshy bits
> > and fanciness and video at wonderful quality and resolutions and framerates.
> And... How do you consider mapping softwares, for example? I know they 
> don't require so much video output, but the CPU has to decode the maps!
> I really hope this has nothing to do with this issue (or that is poorly 
> affected) since, it will be another important issue (and quite more 
> "blocker" imho).

mapping is doable. you can sanely render maps in software with the cpu and just
upload pixels as they don't change a lot.

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at>

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