[mythtv] Proof of concept: Chromakey OSD

Simeon Walker sim at simland.net
Thu Mar 24 20:28:39 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 00:15 -0500, Andy Poling wrote:
> I've been struggling for some time with HDTV viewing and XvMC.  There has been
> a great deal of fundamental progress on XvMC, but I still felt we were hitting
> a wall of sorts in terms of what we could do with the current approach.  So I
> got myself motivated and decided to try a radical approach to solving the
> problem.  I was inspired in particular by the comments and work of Daniel
> Kristiansson and Ivor Hewitt.  Daniel mentioned last Fall the possibility of
> taking advantage of the chromakey background, and Ivor presented the IA44 OSD
> rendering late last year.
> -Andy

Nice :-) Works for me. I'm using and M10K, Unichrome drivers and XvMC.
The first time I activated the OSD menu the whole screen went black.
After exiting and re-entering playback it worked fine.


Simeon Walker <sim at simland.net>

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