[linux-dvb] USB/Firewire/PCMCIA DVB-T and MPEG-4

Christophe Thommeret hftom at free.fr
Sun Aug 19 16:45:56 CEST 2007

Le dimanche 19 août 2007 15:19, Håkon Strandenes a écrit :
> I have a laptop and want to receive DVB-T television. In Norway, we use
> MPEG-4 instead of MPEG-2, much like in France (if i have understood it
> right).

In France, free to air channels are mpeg2.
Pay TV are mpeg4.

> Because it's a laptop, PCI card is not an option. The laptop is an Acer
> Travelmate 3000, with an 1,73 GHz Pentium M CPU, 2 GB RAM and 100 GB
> 7200 RPM HDD. I use Ubuntu 7.04 at the moment.
> What DVB-T card should I buy for use in Norway? I would prefer to have
> hardware MPEG-4 decoding, but that is perhaps a bit difficult?

I don't know of dvb-t device with onboard video decoder.
And mpeg4 (h264, i guess?) is still badly supported by soft decoders.

Christophe Thommeret

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