[mythtv] Philips MythTV presentation at CELinux[MESSAGENOTSCANNED][MESSAGE NOT SCANNED]
matt.jarvis at imagesound.co.uk
Fri Apr 21 14:30:23 UTC 2006
On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 15:19 +0100, Stephen Boddy wrote:
> On Friday 21 April 2006 13:58, Steven Adeff wrote:
> > On 4/21/06, Matt Jarvis <matt.jarvis at imagesound.co.uk> wrote:
> > > Don't know if you guys have seen this, but Philips gave a presentation
> > > on running MythTV on their hardware at the CELinux conference this
> > > month. There is a video of the presentation at
> > > http://free-electrons.com/community/videos/conferences/
> > >
> > > Sound quality is pretty poor, but it's interesting to note one of the
> > > biggest electronics manufacturers in the world taking a big interest in
> > > Myth.
> > Enough that they would be willing to donate some hardware to Isaac, Daniel,
> > etc?
> Yeah, and this is the crew that have just been issed a patent on a "method"
> for preventing skipping adverts in broadcast material, that can even stop you
> changing channels when the adverts start!
> and another hint about this company:
> New feature for MythTV. If the word Philips is encountered /anywhere/ on the
> system it does "rm -rf /"
Hmm, given that the Philips SAA7146 chip is in almost all Hauppauge
DVB-S and DVB-T cards, you may well end up with a lot of very unhappy
MythTV users ;)
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