OpenMoko and LCD TV

Al Johnson openmoko at
Wed May 6 10:19:57 CEST 2009

On Wednesday 06 May 2009, The Digital Pioneer wrote:
> They run Linux on TVs now?? What kind of processing is a TV doing that
> needs an OS overseeing it?

I think it started with MHEG engines for DVB, and EPG. Next they started 
adding things like SD and USB with media viewers. This one's got an ethernet 
port that's currently unused, but some use them for streaming media playback.

The problem is the usual one - things that don't quite behave as you want them 
to, or functions the hardware's capable of but they haven't implemented.

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