[vdr] perfect little vdr client hardware

Theunis Potgieter theunis.potgieter at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 15:01:48 CEST 2011


On 9 September 2011 14:25, Henning Pingel <henning at henningpingel.de> wrote:
>
> Am Freitag, den 09.09.2011, 14:11 +0200 schrieb Torgeir Veimo <torgeir at netenviron.com>:
>>
>> The netv from chumby seems to be perfect as a hardware client to VDR,
>> if it can decode mpeg2/h.264. Does anyone here know any more about
>> this product? It seems to be fairly open, and based on an embedded
>> linux distro.
>>
>> http://wiki.chumby.com/index.php/NeTV_developer_info
>
> Hi,
>
> From what I read about it yesterday I had the impression that it can be used for displaying "anything but videos" on top of the external sources picture (that - by the way - can't come from an internal tuner integrated in the TV).
> "Anything but videos" IMHO means: Web pages, photos, rss news, its own OSD.
>
> So IMHO it's not meant to be used as a video player / video streaming device like - for example these upcoming devices:
> http://dune-hd.com/news/183-dune-hd-tv-101-301.html
>
> Cheers,
> hepi
>

http://wiki.chumby.com/index.php/NeTV_FPGA_architecture somebody needs
to write an output device plugin for the hardware?
Unless you want to write a chrome application for the device and go
through the user interface
http://wiki.chumby.com/index.php/NeTV_local_UI ?



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