[mythtv-users] Android set top boxes as a myth frontend?

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Fri Apr 15 12:59:03 UTC 2011

On 11-04-14 08:19 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> would be preferred.  The problem is video playback.  At current, MythTV 
> only supports VDPAU and CrystalHD.  An ARM system is not going to 
> provide either of those interfaces, so you're stuck back using the CPU 
> for decoding, which won't manage much.  You're effectively in the same 
> boat as people trying to run Atom frontends.

Atom frontends, particularly those with the Ion2,
generally have no problems at all giving flawless
1080p playback with VDPAU Advanced 2X.

So those Android boxes, at present, are hardly "in the same boat".

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