The glamo chip and its future
yorickmoko at gmail.com
Sat Jun 28 12:25:12 CEST 2008
I have no idea if it will be slow but youtube video's should be possible.
Standard youtube is 320x240 (but they are experimenting with higher
Maybe you would have to encode it to mpeg-4 though, don't know if it will
work through flash.
nice post about the video acceleration:
On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 12:17 PM, <prishelec at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would like to know more about that too. Especially I would like to
> know how real devices work - are they slow or not? I don't really need
> 3d games or anything, but i don't want my smartphone to be slow.
> Also is it possible in theory to play youtube videos?
> On 6/28/08, Michael Stather <lists at michaelstather.com> wrote:
> > I was a fan of the openmoko idea even when it was announced at first.
> > Now when the first "real" device was announced I was thinking about
> > buying one but then I realized the situaltion with the 3D chip which I
> > read was "a very big design mistake". At least this is what I read,
> > since neither read 2D or 3D acceleration is possible.
> > So I wonder why this was done that way (since the older model had a much
> > larger bandwidth), and whether it's changed for the next release. I mean
> > e.g. games (3D games, or emulators) are IMHO an important part of the
> > functionality of such a smartphone.
> > Unfortunately, in the wiki wish list nobody complained about this and I
> > didn't find anything on the home page, while this is probably the
> > biggest concern of the users as far as what I've read.
> > regards
> > Michgael
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