[mythtv] MythTV on low cost embedded hardware

stuart stuart at xnet.com
Sun May 13 21:38:48 UTC 2007

Wim Fokkens wrote:
>> ** Note, the MediaMVP is not a HD capable box (that's why I said
>> "most").  It only has Composit & S-Video output.  However, most consider
>> the S-Video output as being good.  I don't know of any HD capable box
>> that has an open source project ported to it.
> Is this one an option?
> http://www-uk.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_Product_C2&childpagename=UK%
> 2FLayout&cid=1150490629179&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper&lid=29
> 17960635B02

This looks like another Syabas / Sigma Designs player.

> It can decode almost everything including HD mpeg4
> Maximum flexibility
> Play absolutely everything in your library. KiSS DP-600 and play all media
> formats including DVDs, CDs, Windows Media 9, Nero Digital, DivX High
> Definition, MPEG-1,2,4, XviD, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Jpeg and PNG Picture files.
> Featuring playback for Nero Digital Format, we have included all of your
> encoding software: Nero ShowTime 2-CE, Recode 2-CE and MediaHome
> And the source code is available.
> http://www-uk.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_Content_C1&childpagename=UK%
> 2FLayout&cid=1129319214597&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper

> ftp://ftp.linksys.com/opensourcecode/KiSS/KiSS_GPL.zip
> And I think for a HD capable player this one is pretty cheap.
> http://www.divxplayer.nl/2006/product_info.php?manufacturers_id=11&products_
> id=836

Yes, but has anyone actually created an image from these SDKs that ran 
the box.  So far, I have only heard about enough code provided by 
vendors of these Syabas / Sigma Design players to comply with (or come 
close to complying with) the GPL.  Let us know if you have heard of any 
project that has done otherwise!

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