Posts by: Team XBMC

Official XBMC Remote for Android

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jul 13, 2010 in Site News

Nearly a year ago, topfs2 started working on a remote client for Android phones and was shortly joined by me, not even having my phone yet. The project grew rapidly and soon the_alien and mikkle joined the show. While the app was always freely available via Google Code, we’ve decided today that it’s time for …

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Weekly report 7

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jul 12, 2010 in Site News

Status Finally gotten the dirty region based rendering solution to work on the Beagle Board. During the week I’ve tried rendering to a framebuffer and render this buffer to the backbuffer but it was incredibly slow but Måns Rullgård (mru) pointed me to track dirty regions from 2 frames back, i.e. what is undefined for …

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Submit your Add-Ons

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jul 07, 2010 in Site News

It’s been quite a while since we’ve posted an update, but rest assured we’ve been very busy behind the scenes. The new add-ons system is now nearly complete, the only missing piece is the add-ons themselves. So let’s fix that! Here’s a quick refresher course for those who may have missed it. We have added …

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Weekly report 6

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jul 05, 2010 in Site News

Last week have been a busy week indeed and I have focused on getting the dirty region based rendering to work. I am glad I followed my mentor’s advice and did dirty region before moving to an event based rendering, especially considering that when dirty region rendering works we have gotten an event based rendering, …

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Weekly report 5

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jun 28, 2010 in Site News

Status Finally XBMC runs on Angstrom, turns out it was optical code paths deadlocking while loading. Commited a –disable-optical-drive on the gsoc branch. XBMC Runs on C4 at about 10-15 fps (15fps in 640×480 and 10 in 720p) but koen have tried it on the new BeagleBoard xM which does an amazing 38fps in 720p! …

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LinuxTag Report

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jun 23, 2010 in Site News

LinuxTag 2010 was a great success, and XBMC was there in Berlin to do its part. In attendance this year: Sigurdur Olafsson (sho), Stephan Diederich (mdd), Gunnar Norin (blittan), Michael Probst (Stephan’s friend and helper for the week), and Cory Fields (theuni). Also,  Matthias Kortstiege (vdrfan) and Thomas Thönes (clumsy) managed to drop in for …

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Weekly report 4

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jun 21, 2010 in Site News

After discussion with my mentor we decided to not use the EVAS model suggested in my last weekly report.  While it might have worked it would have taken to much time to realize which is a bad idea due to the limited time of GSoC. Hence I have started altering the guilib to do the …

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Weekly report 3

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jun 14, 2010 in Site News

Since I’ve been without computer the last week the status update will be slim. Status Committed the initial patches to get XBMC on Ångström building Decided on an abstracted rendering model which works like EVAS. Basically guilib will add drawable elements to the render system. When an animation occurs or the control get hidden the guilib …

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Weekly report 2

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jun 07, 2010 in Site News

While I had exams last week there were some major work done with getting Ångström working as a development environment for XBMC, much thanks to the extremely helpful people over at #beagle!. The plans for next weeks will consist mostly of reading up on already created technologies as I won’t be near my development machine. Status Thanks to, …

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Weekly report 1

Posted By: Team XBMC on Jun 01, 2010 in Site News

Finally the GSoC have begun and while I have been plauged with exams this week I have made some accomplishments. It is sad but next week will also be filled with exams but hopefully I will find some time during the weekend. First of I planned to fix up and use Ångström but since I …

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About Kodi

Kodi is a free and open source media player application developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. Kodi is available for multiple operating-systems and hardware platforms, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.