XBMC on Raspberry Pi - Wonder if this will work out? (Historical Discussion Thread)

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gimli Offline
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s7mx1 Wrote:They will at least support h264 playback. Other format support will likely involve expensive license which is impossible with $25/35 budget.

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Humm, I might be wrong given new information, while the hardware CAN decode all major formats, licensing will determine which formats are enabled. If anyone needs further info on this point, I suggest contacting the Raspberry Pi contacts as this falls outside of any xbmc port to this platform.


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Hurray for software patents!

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the Pi would be so DOA if this had any form of networking...
Edit: what's up with those things - they're popping like mushshrooms .. (android port of XBMC is not out of the question right? and they do mention ubuntu..)
I wonder who will meet the lowest of the variable prices - so far the Pi is the most optimistic .. and most rumoured .. I guess this will give them the advantage in terms of initial quantity

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Raspberrypi is being produced as of today: http://www.raspberrypi.org/

macf1an Wrote:I wonder who will meet the lowest of the variable prices - so far the Pi is the most optimistic .. and most rumoured .. I guess this will give them the advantage in terms of initial quantity

Cheapest aRM rumour I know of: http://linux.slashdot.org/story/11/12/17...spberry-pi

They claim to be 3x faster than raspberrypi and cost only 14 dollar...
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if we could only have footage of an actually movie being played ......but till then this gets my hopes up
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Robotica Wrote:Raspberrypi is being produced as of today: http://www.raspberrypi.org/



Cheapest aRM rumour I know of: http://linux.slashdot.org/story/11/12/17...spberry-pi

They claim to be 3x faster than raspberrypi and cost only 14 dollar...

That's this one, I think
http://www.cnx-software.com/2011/12/18/1...mbus-tech/

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Playing video is not the big deal, there are plenty of video flying around with R-Pi's playing 1080p video content.
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Raspberry is real now..

http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/509
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macf1an Wrote:the Pi would be so DOA if this had any form of networking...

If you look further down the page you posted you see a wireless network adapter.

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Well, since the goal of the R-Pi is primarily educational and secondarily for the hobbyist/hacker rather than as a dedicated media player, I'm not sure that the linked media player will make the Pi DOA (whether it boasts wi-fi, or not)..... the moboplay will just be another media player in an already crowded market

whereas the r-pi will run xbmc - which is awesome - plus you'll also be able to automate your chicken coup with it.... and teach your kids some Python

...personally, I'll be buying one, whether or not xbmc flies on it
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i'm finding loads of places where i think "hmm, a raspi would be awesome there" around the house and even at work, can't wait until it comes out! Big Grin
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At $35 for the B model I'll buy one purely out of curiousity - and of course to impress my geek friends :-)

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I'd buy one... oh wait. I have one Smile


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davilla Wrote:I'd buy one... oh wait. I have one Smile

Why would you do this?!?!?!?
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I'll be dropping £25 the minute it's out. Then, I'll be dropping some more £'s on a Gertboard. Looks like it's gonna be a lot of fun!

Then, I'll probably have to buy another one to install xbmc on as well.... of course!

Just have to be patient now (and hope I can snag one of the first batch!)
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