I stand corrected!
On 14/03/12 14:13, stephen mulcahy wrote:
> On 14/03/12 14:04, Michael Jonker wrote:
>>>> Rasberry Pi was not designed to handle multimedia - this is reflected in
>> the price also.
>> That is incorrect
>>http://www.raspberrypi.org/faqs>> "What SoC are you using?
>> The SoC is a Broadcom BCM2835. This contains an ARM1176JZFS, with
> floating point, running at 700Mhz, and a Videocore 4 GPU. The GPU is
> capable of BluRay quality playback, using H.264 at 40MBits/s. It has a
> fast 3D core accessed using the supplied OpenGL ES2.0 and OpenVG
>> "How powerful is it?
>> The GPU provides Open GL ES 2.0, hardware-accelerated OpenVG, and
> 1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode."
>> the pi has been demonstrated running xbmc and could make for a very
> good platform for a htpc - it remains to be seen,
>>http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/571>> You are correct that the quality of the hd decoding may depend on the
> size of the file and codec used but initial results look promising.
> We'll know more when we get some of thse into our sweaty hands!
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