[mythtv] SageTV HD Extender STX-HD100 (UPDATE!, With source code)
mrand at pobox.com
Thu Mar 6 15:08:33 UTC 2008
> > Would anyone with the skill to reverse engineer this box be willing to step
> > up and own this project? I am sure it would take much to get the community
> > to purchase a box for you!
> The ffmpeg modifications also look very interesting. There seem to be
> changes made to support the Sigma Designs EM8623L chip that provides
> hardware video processing. Also based on the name of the kernel src
> tar it seems it would have have the necessary modules to support the chip.
> Also here are more details on the hardware specs:
> And the decoder chip being used:
For anyone interested in doing the work, there are parts of other
Sigma Designs EM86xx source in the wild as well:
* which has pointers to several other places, especially
The first one appears to have a replacement development environment
since Sigma Designs SDK isn't widely available. I believe that a
backup copy of that development environment is here:
http://amd.co.at/anti/hd-player/programming/ (browse around other
directories - there are other interesting sources there as well).
Lastly, while I'm doing a brain dump on this topic, there is also a
large collection of random STB related stuff at
ftp://126.96.36.199/pub/ - but most of it appears to be for VIA-based
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