[mythtv] MythTV on low cost embedded hardware

Steve Daniels steve.p.daniels at googlemail.com
Sun May 13 22:04:34 UTC 2007

stuart wrote:
> 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!

Hi Stuart,

Using KML you might not have to actually run mythfrontend on it.. see my 
last post on this topic :-)

Steve Daniels

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