[mythtv-users] Apple iTV - potentially great HD frontend

Mike Frisch mfrisch at isurfer.ca
Tue Sep 12 17:26:05 EDT 2006

On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 04:32:53PM -0500, Matt Porter wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 05:03:51PM -0400, Mike Frisch wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 04:27:34PM -0400, A JM wrote:
> > >    I thought it already was concluded that HD via wireless is not an option
> > >    as there wasn't enough bandwidth???
> > 
> > The box could contain a hardware h.264 decoder, in which case I think
> > there would be sufficient bandwidth for HD over wireless.
> Well, it has to...since they are selling h.264 videos.

My point exactly :)

> It's essentially going to have a bill of materials much like the other
> network video appliances that are out now.

I don't think anybody implied otherwise.

> BTW, the *only* reason to put HDMI on the box (with HDCP) is to allow
> them to deliver HDTV content in the future.



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