I doubt that is even an option. All the Audio and Video decoding takes place inside specializeds DSPs for the supported codecs and not in software with a general purpose CPU. Imagin the processing power that would be needed to decode a H.264 1080p stream on a general purpose CPU. And i'm not even talking about all the picture quality enhancement algorithmes that take place.
Originally Posted by carlosfm
The general purpose IP-Core inside the PNX85500 SoC (which is the center of our TV550 platform based TVs) is nothing more than a 32Bit MIPS32 24K running at 300MHz. And i doubt it has a lot of cycles to spare for additional audio codecs - even if the system design would allow to do that kind of stuff outside the audio processing chain.
All who want to have a little insight into the TV550 platform i highly recommend a look at this presentation: http://www.hotchips.org/archives/hc2...-%20090825.pdf
Last edited by cipher; 08-30-2011 at 04:00 PM.
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