hdmi, dvi, hdcp and Mythtv

Barry Roberts blr at robertsr.us
Wed Dec 10 12:03:15 MST 2008


On 12/10/2008 11:57 AM, Michael Torrie wrote:
> Grant Shipley wrote:
>    
>> The bigger question is where are you going to get your HD source
>> material.  If you are planning on MKV or similar containers you should
>> be fine.  If you are wanting to play BluRay in linux you may be in for
>> a shock when you find out its not supported.
>>
>> At any rate, unless you are dead set on a linux HTPC (and I hope you
>> are), you might want to take a looksi at MediaPortal and the moving
>> pictures plugin.  Both are open source but only run on windows.
>>      
>
> I don't know what an HTPC is, but the video source is simply MythTV
> playing back HDTV recorded via HD Homerun.
Home Theater PC
>    Standard MythTV setup in
> other words.  Nova on KUED HD is pretty impressive sometimes!
>
>    
As long as there isn't too much motion.  Watching the part of "Venom 
Cure" where the camera was panning over dry bush and following a brown 
snake was like watching a cubist nightmare.

Anybody else going up to KUED's DTV transition focus group Saturday?  
Just wondering.

Barry



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