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Tuesday, October 14 • 11:15am - 12:05pm
Digital TV on Linux - Mauro Carvalho Chehab, Samsung

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Linux is conquering the world, being spread on al kinds of computers. With the advent of the Internet of Things, it is time for Linux to also enter into embedded devices, including TV sets, Set Top Boxes, etc. However, nowadays, most of the existing Linux DVB applications have incomplete support, as they're based on an API deprecated in 2008. So, they're not fully compatible with the current requirements for newer video standards, like DVB-T2, DVB-C2 and ISDB-T. This presentation's goal is to present the current view by the Linux TV maintainers, and what approach is being taken for it to work in Kernel space and the advances around an userspace library (libdvbv5).

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Mauro Carvalho Chehab, Samsung

Open Source Group, Samsung
Mauro is the upstream maintainer of the Linux kernel media and EDAC subsystems, and also a major contributor for the Reliability Availability and Serviceability (RAS) subsystems. Mauro also maintains Tizen on Yocto packages upstream. He works for the Samsung Open Source Group since 2013. Has worked during 5 years at the Red Hat RHEL Kernel team, having broad experience in telecommunications due to his work at some of the Brazilian largest wired... Read More →

Tuesday October 14, 2014 11:15am - 12:05pm
Room 8