[mythtv] Philips MythTV presentation at CELinux[MESSAGE NOT SCANNED]

Derek Meek thekazan at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 16:23:32 UTC 2006


Stephen Boddy wrote:

>On Friday 21 April 2006 13:58, Steven Adeff wrote:
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>>On 4/21/06, Matt Jarvis <matt.jarvis at imagesound.co.uk> wrote:
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>>>Don't know if you guys have seen this, but Philips gave a presentation
>>>on running MythTV on their hardware at the CELinux conference this
>>>month. There is a video of the presentation at
>>> http://free-electrons.com/community/videos/conferences/
>>>
>>>Sound quality is pretty poor, but it's interesting to note one of the
>>>biggest electronics manufacturers in the world taking a big interest in
>>>Myth.
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>>>
>>Enough that they would be willing to donate some hardware to Isaac, Daniel,
>>etc?
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>Yeah, and this is the crew that have just been issed a patent on a "method" 
>for preventing skipping adverts in broadcast material, that can even stop you 
>changing channels when the adverts start!
>
>http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=1847
>http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=1889
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>and another hint about this company:
>http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=1874
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>New feature for MythTV. If the word Philips is encountered /anywhere/ on the 
>system it does "rm -rf /"
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it could be a "Defensive patent", and hopefully is


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