[mythtv] DVB patch for Freeview/Xtraview
paul.woodward at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 07:47:39 UTC 2005
I think this is what you need:
Fully interactive support would be awesome! Best of luck!
On 4/14/05, Stuart Auchterlonie <stuarta at squashedfrog.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 09:21:48PM +0100, drbob wrote:
> > Charlie Brej wrote:
> > >First of all, the patch is attached and it allows you to watch the new
> > >Xtraview channel on the UK Freeview system. It is only a first stab but
> > >seems to work correctly without messing up the other channels.
> > >
> > Isn't there an adult channel on freeview that uses a similar system;
> > does the patch allow access to that as well?
> The "proper" adult channels are encrypted via standard methods and
> require the appropriate CAM / Viewer Card Combo, so this patch won't
> do squat for them....
> As for allowing viewing of the parliment channel, while this patch
> allows you to see the pictures on this channel, what you are actually
> seeing is 2 screens of BBC News Interactive, plus the pictures from
> BBC Parliment.
> What you are supposed to be seeing on BBC Parliment is a single 1/4
> size video stream, plus digital teletext based information surrounding
> it. To watch it properly involves coding up digital teletext support
> (which will give us all the interactive channel functionality as well).
> The digital teletext is AFAIK implemented using MHEG-5, so all that is
> needed now is a copy of the MHEG-5 standard and sufficient keyboard
> This is on my TODO list with a bunch of other things (like dvb radio
> channels). Anyone know where I can find the MHEG-5 standard freely
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