The glamo chip and its future
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
raster at openmoko.org
Sat Jun 28 17:01:58 CEST 2008
On Sat, 28 Jun 2008 12:25:12 +0200 "Yorick Moko" <yorickmoko at gmail.com> babbled:
> 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:
youtube would be possible if you can live with lower fps (up to 20fps) without
converting to mpeg4. frankly a lower fps is probably more than fine for
youtube. not like the content is amazing quality anyway! :). you just will need
a .swf player that uses standard xvideo 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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Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at openmoko.org>
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