[Gta04-owner] GTA04 Video Playback

Denis Shulyaka shulyaka at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 08:46:42 CET 2011


2011/11/29 John Ogness <gta04 at ogness.net>:
> On 2011-11-28, Denis Shulyaka <shulyaka at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I wonder if anyone has already tested the video playback performance
>> on a GTA04? Can it handle 640x480 at 25 full-screen video using
>> mplayer?  It's one of the features that I miss very much on my
>> GTA02.
>
> If support for the DSP core is added, you will have no problems
> playing videos at full resolution and full framerate.
>
> I have worked with similar chips (OMAP3530) and using the Texas
> Instruments DVSDK development kit, I have seen excellent
> performance. (CPU loads of 12% while playing 1366x768 video at 29fps.)
>
> I do not know the current status of the DSP bridge [1] work, nor do I
> know the current status of the work of Felipe Contreras [2]. But I am
> hoping that these solutions will be able to provide
> hardware-accelerated video decoding for the DM3730 platform. Once I
> actually get may hands on a GTA04, my interest in this subject will
> increase dramatically. So hopefully we hit the 350 order mark for
> February!

Great news!

I will definitely purchase one when I figure out a way to deliver it to Russia.


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