The glamo chip and its future

Yorick Moko yorickmoko at
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
resolution) .
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> 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> 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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