[mythtv-users] IPad and mythtv.

Daniel O'Connor darius at dons.net.au
Fri May 28 03:29:56 UTC 2010

On 28/05/2010, at 3:52, Raymond Wagner wrote:

> On 05/27/10 13:07, Scott Kidder wrote:
>> The bit-rates and resolutions for small mobile devices (iPhone, Droid)
>> are going to be different from those used with tablets (iPad) or your
>> high-def television.
> Full sized tablets and TVs should be able to use the recordings
> directly, without transcoding.

Except an iPad can decode h264 in hardware but MPEG2 would be software, so the battery drain would be considerably more I imagine.

Also I imagine battery life would be significantly enhanced by the lower data rate (hence wifi gets less work).

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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