[linux-dvb] networked digital tuner project
bkuschak at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 11 22:27:39 CEST 2005
> There is not too much ways, IMHO, but easiest will
> be just
> RF block + bt878-like chip + ARM cpu + Network
> Issue is, maybe if you want to save bandwidth, and
> use less powerful CPU,
> good to use FlexCop, which have embedded PID
What about something even simpler: an integrated
tuner/demod (Alps BSBE for DVB or Alps TDHU for
QAM/VSB) which both output byte-parallel MPEG-TS, an
FPGA which implements a FIFO, pid filter, and directly
drives a 100mbps ethernet PHY. This leads to a low
part count, low cost and size.
The rest of the work can be done by the clients
receiving the stream.
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