[FFmpeg-devel] [Hardware Accelerator for Video and Audio]

kenye ye kenyeby
Thu Feb 21 10:58:52 CET 2008

On 2/21/08, Benjamin Zores <ben at geexbox.org> wrote:

> I.e a limited 256 colours OSD engine ?

  The first stage  is a verification stage. we have to verify the
accelerator with FFmpeg and APIs.
  Therefore, there might be easy OSD engine or not.
  For product stage ,  we will add PCIe and HDMI interface.

> If you want to use your computer with any regular application, you'll
> then can't use the video display provided by this decoder.

To my understanding, VaAPI is not in charge of displaying video.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_Acceleration_API
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/mobile-hw-decode
> What you basically have to do is:
> - make FFMpeg uses VaAPI (this is generic, not related to your card in
> particular)

   Basically, yes.

> - implement a video driver (hw specific) towards libVA (no idea if it
> is kernel or user based though, need to check this out).


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