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 openmoko.org
Mon Apr 28 17:40:38 CEST 2008
On Mon, 28 Apr 2008 09:26:43 -0500 "Tim Shannon" <shannon.timothy at gmail.com>
> But isn't it still limited by the bandwidth available from the micro SD
> card? Maybe I misunderstood that.
> Basically what I'm curious about is if in the future someone does take the
> time to figure out and write the appropriate driver for the glamo chip, will
> we be able to watch movies on the free runner?
please follow the thread. it *IS* possible. you just need to give up something.
resolution or framerate. simple as that. the glamo has limits like any piece of
hardware. they are just not very "extreme" limits. they are rather narrow.
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 7:12 AM, Mikko Rauhala <mjrauhal at cc.helsinki.fi>
> > On ma, 2008-04-28 at 13:59 +0200, wim.delvaux at adaptiveplanet.com wrote:
> > > What if you could use one of those 'coming very soon' Laser projection
> > > device(s) connected to USB ?
> > You'd be looking at 12 Mbit/s max for the USB1.1, not fun.
> > Really peeps, face it, seems that the sane way to do non-crappy video on
> > the Freerunner is to get driver support for that Glamo mpeg-4 decoding
> > (remember, the hardware is capable). Hopefully everyone's grasping at
> > straws makes OM bump up the priority a bit (though again, for now there
> > are certainly more important things to do).
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Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at openmoko.org>
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