[mythtv-users] Comcast HD & firewire
dylan.semler at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 17:42:17 UTC 2006
On 11/3/06, Jerry Rubinow <jerrymr at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/3/06, Dylan Semler <dylan.semler at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 11/2/06, Dewey Smolka <dsmolka at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Right now there's just no way to get the cable HD channels into Myth
> > > while preserving HD if the company has set encryption on them.
> > >
> > I've been wondering about why there are no tuner cards with DVI or HDMI
> > inputs for this reason. It seems it wouldn't be too different than taking
> > the mpeg stream from a co-ax cable. Is there any major technical reason
> > preventing the production of such cards? I know that nvidia has some cards
> > with VIVO, but I don't know if there is linux support for them nor if they
> > work for all of the card's ports or just the s-video port.
> Because taking the raw, uncoded HD video streams and converting them to
> mpeg in real time is too CPU intensive, and dealing with raw unencoded HD
> video without compressing it first is too bandwidth intensive.
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