support for Sigma Designs RealMagic

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gladstone
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support for Sigma Designs RealMagic

Postby gladstone » Wed 19 Jul, 2017 5:19 pm

Hello

Is it possible to add support for mpeg hardware accelerated cards, like the Sigma Design realmagic Em7110.

Any guidelines to achieve something like that?

Thanks.
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omarsis81
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Re: support for Sigma Designs RealMagic

Postby omarsis81 » Wed 19 Jul, 2017 5:41 pm

Would that be useful for playing games like Mad Dog McCree?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uuwkrxEZKs
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Re: support for Sigma Designs RealMagic

Postby gladstone » Wed 19 Jul, 2017 6:00 pm

They had some titles, check this out https://youtu.be/VcbJdNONj8M
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Re: support for Sigma Designs RealMagic

Postby SarahWalker » Wed 19 Jul, 2017 6:19 pm

I did look into the RealMagic at one point. It's a little complicated, to say the least! I don't have any immediate plans for it I'm afraid.
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Re: support for Sigma Designs RealMagic

Postby omarsis81 » Wed 19 Jul, 2017 6:47 pm

I guess that with a 300 mhz or better Pentium II that card won't be neccesary
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Re: support for Sigma Designs RealMagic

Postby SarahWalker » Wed 19 Jul, 2017 6:52 pm

A lot less than that! The RealMagic is an MPEG1 card, you can do software MPEG decoding on a low end Pentium.
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Re: support for Sigma Designs RealMagic

Postby gladstone » Wed 19 Jul, 2017 6:55 pm

SarahWalker wrote:I did look into the RealMagic at one point. It's a little complicated, to say the least! I don't have any immediate plans for it I'm afraid.


Ok, thanks, maby in the future :)

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