[mythtv-users] MythTV and 3D ?

Anthony Giggins seven at seven.dorksville.net
Sun Oct 16 22:34:49 UTC 2011

On 17 October 2011 07:06, Andy Burns <mythtv.lists at burns.me.uk> wrote:

> On 16 October 2011 21:54, Simon Jones <sijones2010 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 3D wasn't included in the 1.3 spec, it's a hardware spec for the HDMI
> > port, has nothing to do with Myth.
> >
> > You will need a graphics card that supports the 1.4 spec, so a newish
> > Nvidia card, and then the tv to support it, I believe the 2 picture
> > are fed side by side and then you tell the tv it's 3D.
> >
> > I think it's the refresh that is higher for 3D and that's why it
> > changed from 1.3
> The newer HDMI would be needed for full frame 3D, but in the UK I
> think 3D is transmitted as side-by-side (i.e. reduced horizontal
> resolution) but at the same refresh rate, so nothing special would be
> required ither than a 3D TV, I don't know where the O/P is located
> though ...
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Side by side 3D content plays fine in mythtv, however it would be nice to
have a 3D theme as any onscreen display and menus etc are completely
unusable but I would assume there would be alot of backend code that would
be needed to support this?

unless there is a video driver option to turn on 3D?


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