[mythtv-users] Flash, VDPAU, MythNetVision and You

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Fri Dec 3 20:52:07 UTC 2010

On Fri, Dec 03, 2010 at 03:45:57PM -0500, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Dec 3, 2010, at 3:40 PM, jedi wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 03, 2010 at 11:14:47AM -0500, Steven Adeff wrote:
> >> On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 12:55 AM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> >>> Okay, I've held out a few hours to see if anyone else would post
> >>> first, but I can't resist. (Plus, about to head to bed).
> >>> 
> >>> Adobe just posted a flash player 10.2 beta binary, with VDPAU support,
> >>> and initial testing shows marginally > 0% cpu utilization playing back
> >>> 1080p flash video.
> >>> 
> >>> So all those ion boxes just got a lot more interesting (and the
> >>> crystalhd got a bit less interesting at the same time). Should make
> >>> mythnetvision a lot more usable for a fair number of people...
> >>> 
> >>> I certainly plan to poke at it more Real Soon Now. Annoyed that they
> >>> continue to let 64-bit support lag -- develop with 64-bit support in
> >>> mind to begin with (or develop *only* on 64-bit), then 32-bit support
> >>> is a piece of cake. Ugh. Anyway...
> >>> 
> >>> http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashplayer10/stagevideo.html
> >>> http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=adobe_linux_vdpau&num=1
> >> 
> >> I was under the impression that StageVideo was to support VDPAU,
> >> CrystalHD, and VA-API?
> > 
> >    I've tried testing it with my own ION based setup with Hulu Desktop
> > and it doesn't do a dang thing for it. Has anyone else tried that yet?
> Re-read the docs... :)

...yeah. I saw that after I posted my note.

Makes it like the proverbial tree falling in the forrest with no one around
at this point...

> For content providers, Stage Video will work with all of the existing
> video viewed in Flash Player once they utilize the new API in their
> video player SWFs.  Developers can learn more about how to enable
> their sites to take advantage of Stage Video today, and sites like
> YouTube have already started adding early support for Stage Video.
> I suspect Hulu's software needs to be updated to use Stage Video.

I will have to setup something with one of those Stage Video demos and
see what becomes of it...

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