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

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Thu Feb 21 11:48:52 CET 2008

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 08:21:28AM +0100, Balatoni Denes wrote:
> Thursday 21 February 2008 04:00-kor kenye ye ezt ?rta:
> >   It will handle video display in first stage. we try to accelerate more
> > actions.
> >   Do you need to handle the output ?
> Btw, what is the big deal in this hardware accelerator? Every newer cheap 
> entry-level video card can do this - well not under Linux, but that's not the 
> point. It has to be very very cheap (free? :), and perhaps support Linux) to 
> at least serve a niche market or something IMHO.

They can not (yet) do encoding though. Actually, given that they had to
add a special chip for the decoding to even make it worthwhile, it may
well be possible that encoding support for GPUs will not come anytime

Reimar D?ffinger

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