Single Board Computer for HD XVideo?
libv at skynet.be
Sat Dec 23 11:26:42 PST 2006
On Fri, Dec 22, 2006 at 03:41:45PM -0500, James Cloos wrote:
> >>>>> "Ken" == Ken Mandelberg <km at mathcs.emory.edu> writes:
> Ken> I'm thinking of starting with a blank slate and building or
> Ken> buying a low cost mini footprint system optimized for ...
> Ken> high def mpegs over xv ....
> Ken> I would prefer a single board with built in graphics.
> Via's MiniITX boards are often used for home theatre setups.
> The latest boards with the C7 chips are probably a good fit.
> (I haven't gotten to test one, yet, though....)
You have to be rather careful, HDTV is rather demanding, and might be
quite sluggish with the C7. If i remember correctly, Thomas Hellstrom
has verified that MPEG-2 Slice decoding is not possible on CN700 for
a resolution higher than 1024x1024, so you will have to depend on the
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