[FFmpeg-devel] Contract offer for implementing decoding functionality for interlaced AVCHD (5000 Euro + optional 1000 Euro Bonus)

Mayank Agarwal mayank77fromindia
Sun Jun 1 16:08:02 CEST 2008

I am interested in this project.Please provide more details.


On 6/1/08, Robert Kr?ger <krueger at signal7.de> wrote:
> We would like to offer a reward of 5000 Euro for the implementation of
> decoding functionality for AVCHD files generated by Sony camera models
> HDR-CX-6/HDR-SR8E (files should be identical for both models).
> The conditions are the following:
>     * Code has to be LGPL (i.e. an extension of the existing H.264
> decoder in libavcodec)
>     * The ffmpeg/ffplay version using the thus developed code has to be
> able to perform the following tasks:
>           o Transcode the sample files provided by us into a
> progressive H.264 (using libx264 and libxvid) stream in an mp4 container
> without audio/video sync problems in one ffmpeg command line call
>           o Play back the sample files provided by us using ffplay
> (provided the hardware is powerful enough, of course) without
> audio/video sync problems
>     * Code has to be accepted into SVN by the maintainers of this project
>     * The first payment of 2000 Euro will be made once a patch sent to
> us fulfills the functional requirements outlined above
>     * The remaining 3000 will be paid, once code has been accepted into SVN
>     * The entire process has to be completed within 4 weeks time
>     * An additional bonus of 1000 Euro will be paid if it is done in 2
> weeks
>     * People who are interested in the job contact us (my email
> address), we confirm that they got the job and time counts from that
> confirmation on
>     * Payment method is up to you but we will be needing some sort of
> formal invoice
> The sample files have been uploaded to the upload.mplayerhq.hu FTP
> server to
> /MPlayer/incoming/sony-hdr-cx6-avchd-interlaced-decoding-problem and a
> bug report has been filed as issue 475.
> If someone wants more (e.g. larger) samples, please contact us. We will
> provide you a download URL.
> The current SVN can transcode/play the files but the result is an out of
> sync slow motion video because the frames are effectively doubled during
> the decoding process (which some people said has something to do with
> PAFF not being implemented fully/properly but I am not competent to
> confirm that).
> If there are any questions regarding requirements or conditions, please
> contact me.
> Best regards,
> Robert
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