XBMC Channel for Roku?

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mcgratey Offline
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I'm no programmer, but would it be possible to create a front end channel on the roku to link to XBMC? Roku released their SDK and can be requested at developer@roku.com. Any chance of getting this going?
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Louier79 Offline
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It appears the Roku 2 is an ARM based processor with OpenGL, so it should be possible.

http://www.mycablealternatives.com/2011/...-teardown/
What About the Roku 2 Main Processor?

The purported processor, a Broadcom made BCM2835, continues to be source of fascination on the web. Broadcom has not published materials on their website. Fortunately, a small company called Raspberry Pi has turned up and is also using the BCM2835. From their blog, they note that they’re using the BCM2835 with SMSC Ethernet / USB chip to make a simple Linux platform. They’ve identified their provisional specs (which I’m assuming the Broadcom processor meets) as:

700MHz ARM11
128MB or 256MB of SDRAM
OpenGL ES 2.0
1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode
Composite and HDMI video output
USB 2.0
SD/MMC/SDIO memory card slot
Optional integrated 2-port USB hub and 10/100 Ethernet controller
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