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

Andre mythtv-list at dinkum.org.uk
Sat Dec 4 20:37:12 UTC 2010

On 4 Dec 2010, at 20:30, Kevin Ross wrote:

> On 12/4/2010 9:57 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> And, as Andre also mentioned, the marketing types really seem to like the complex UIs full of graphic elements--the kinds of things that, TTBOMK, you can't do once you enable the hardware-accelerated video playback.  So, it's quite possible that sites may not enable the acceleration--after all, Windows users don't generally see problems.
> I believe this part is incorrect.  The new StageVideo API was specifically designed to allow GPU-accelerated video playback with graphics composited on top of it.  See http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flashplayer/articles/stage_video.html

It's possible, we did it (eventually) on a recent project. 

The point was that if the flash player is badly coded (like they usually are) then the video performance dies very quickly.

> Or maybe I misunderstood you and you were talking about something else...
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