[mythtv] 4:3 content on 16:9 HDTV & Black bars - revisited
ijr at po.cwru.edu
Tue Sep 14 19:24:39 EDT 2004
On Tuesday 14 September 2004 07:06 pm, Moasat wrote:
> I've done a version of a non-linear horizontal image scaling function that
> would stretch the edges of the video to the edge of the TV but keep the
> center more or less at 1-to-1. My Hitachi HDTV has this mode built-in, as
> do many other HDTV's I imagine. The problem with the code right now is
> that it is written in C and only has MMX code for Intel assembly syntax and
> I assume it needs to be AT&T assembly. The C code would most likely not be
> fast enough, even on the fastest systems right now. If someone would like
> to convert it, I could make it available. Otherwise, I'll continue to work
> on converting it to AT&T.
> Besides that, I currently have no idea how it would get integrated into
> MythTV or MythVideo. I planned to jump off that bridge when I got to it.
If your TV has the mode built in, why not simply send 4:3 content and let your
TV stretch it?
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