[mythtv-users] IPad and mythtv.

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon May 24 03:02:38 UTC 2010


On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 2:36 PM, jedi <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
>
>    An iPad doesn't meet the technical requirements of a MythTV frontend.
> It doesn't support any of the file formats normally associated with MythTV.
> It's ability to support those file formats purely in software is very limited.
> Having some other box do the heavy lifting across the network is impractical
> because such a machine would likely have to forego nice things like VDPAU and
> would have to handle stuff like 1080i HD-PVR recordings strictly in software.

You are very US centric. There are parts of the world where h.264 is
the standard broadcast codec. I understand that the ipad does h.264 in
hardware. Sounds ideal to me...


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