[mythtv-users] HDMI Capture

Allan Stirling Dibblahmythml0015 at pendor.org
Tue Sep 12 09:48:26 EDT 2006

Gene Stapp wrote:
> Steve Daniels wrote:
>> Just seen this in the register:
>> http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2006/09/12/blackmagic_hdmi_editing/
>> http://www.blackmagic-design.com/products/intensity/
>> Reckon something like that could be used in linux as a capture device for
>> myth maybe?
>> Please feel free to ignore if this is a rubbish idea..
>> Steve Daniels
> ooohh aaahhh that could be a winner. Looking at the specs and reading 
> the info page at blackmagic, I think it only does software 
> compression/conversion so I would think at minimum a dual core processor 
> would be needed for this puppy. Still though if we can get the drivers 
> ported to linux this could work I think.

Isn't dual-core pretty much a requirement for just HD
_playback_? Therefore real-time HD encoding just isn't going
to happen with current hardware?



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