[mythtv-users] Interesting fanless VESA-mount PC
nobleiceman at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 16:11:39 UTC 2007
On 10/9/07, Rich West <Rich.West at wesmo.com> wrote:
> Matt Emmott wrote:
> > Engadget has an article about a promising PC from Via, the vm7700.
> > It's a small fanless device that looks something like a car stereo
> > amplifier. It's designed to mount directly to the back of an LCD, but
> > it's sch a small design that it could be a great Myth FE, if the specs
> > are there. It claims to have hardware video acceleration via Via's
> > Unichrome Pro II architecture. There's no mention of price
> > Links:
> > Engadget:
> > Technovoyance (with video):
> > <
> > Via's product page: http://www.via.com.tw/en/products/embedded/vm7700/
> > What's everybody think?
> My only issue with it would be with regard to playing HD video. We (my
> family) are recording and playing more and more HD content which is
> heavily CPU dependent. It does mention "Hardware-based MPEG-2/4 ..
> acceleration" which might be the answer, though. :)
> If it could do HD, it would make a great frontend. Of course, the price
> factor comes in to play, like you said..
It looks a lot like the FIIRE boxes that are advertised for LinuxMCE...
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