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Raspberry Pi Video Decoder

Revision as of 12:26, 5 November 2012 by Omarr Khattab (talk | contribs) (Upsteam Wiki and Web)

Raspberry Pi Video Decoding

Project Description

The Raspberry Pi has GPU video decoding capabilities. This project involves exposing those capabilities to Fedora video applications, by packaging new components or modifying existing packages, and getting those changes incorporated into either Fedora or the Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix repositories. Expected outcome: It will be possible to play video on the Raspberry Pi using GPU acceleration. Maximum number of students: 1 (possibly more if multiple packages are affected). Resources: Chris Tyler (ctyler)


Project Leader(s)

Omarr Khattab
Wiki Page: user: Omarr Khattab
Email: okhattab@myseneca.ca
IRC: okhattab


Project Contributor(s)

Project Details

Project Plan

Tracking mechanism (bugzilla, trac, github, ...):

Key contacts:

Goals for each release and plans for reaching those goals:

  • 0.1 - Obtain the source code for VLC media player and repackage it for Raspberry Pi
  • 0.2 - Revise and complete package and submit to the fedora Packaging Review committee
  • 0.3 - Have a functional package available for Fedora/Raspberry Pi

Communication

Mailing Lists

Upsteam Wiki and Web

http://www.raspberrypi.org/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raspberry_Pi
http://www.raspberrypi.org/faqs
http://www.broadcom.com/products/BCM2835

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VideoCore

http://liliputing.com/2012/10/raspberry-pi-graphics-code-is-now-open-source.html

https://github.com/raspberrypi/userland

http://wiki.bakabt.me/index.php/Linux_Video_Playback

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VDPAU

http://wiki.videolan.org/

Links/Bugs/Tracking

Source Code Control

VLC Source code and required Libraries

Blogs

Seneca Particpants

Omarr Khattab Blog

Non-Seneca Participants

Planets

Project News