Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 25th Mar 2006 18:48 UTC, submitted by William Beebe
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "The 770 is not for everybody. If you want something for practical day-to-day use, you're better off buying a PDA or smart phone. And a word to Nokia: make nice with Microsoft. I would love to be able to run Windows Mobile 2005 on this device in place of your version of Linux. It's both fast and complete. Trying to impress the Linux geek crowd is not a good business plan, nor is trying to shoe-horn Linux onto this type of platform. Using Windows Mobile 2005 would make this a far better, and far more successful, mobile device." And part II, one month later: "Right now, I feel like I've pretty much wasted $380 on the 770. I continue to work with it the hope I'll find some hidden feature or application I've missed so far."
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OMAP DSP in Nokia sdk.
by dsmogor on Sun 26th Mar 2006 13:37 UTC
dsmogor
Member since:
2005-09-01

Hey people.
From what I've read OMAP installed in 770 also contains quite beefy 32xxx TI Media Processor. My company uses the series in ist IPTV STB's and its capable of decoding H264 and VC1 SD video.
With proprer mesa driver, 770 could also have some decent 3d.

Do you know whether Nokia provides some ways to access it and program it? TI has its compiler but its cost is mindblowing.

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RE: OMAP DSP in Nokia sdk.
by _LH_ on Sun 26th Mar 2006 14:49 in reply to "OMAP DSP in Nokia sdk."
_LH_ Member since:
2005-07-20

>Do you know whether Nokia provides some ways to access it and program it? TI has its compiler but its cost is mindblowing.

http://maemo.org/platform/docs/maemo_exec_whitepaper.html states the following:

Multimedia subsystem is based around the Gstreamer framework, Helix and the EsoundD, which have been been modified to support DSP based multimedia solution to leverage OMAP architecture on the Nokia 770 product. Linux DSP gateway project (http://dspgateway.sourceforge.net), which is now merged to mainstream linux-omap port project is used to achieve this.

But yet I'm under the impression that DSP Gateway requires TI's Code Composer Studio for compiling.

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RE: OMAP DSP in Nokia sdk.
by dsmogor on Sun 26th Mar 2006 19:00 in reply to "OMAP DSP in Nokia sdk."
dsmogor Member since:
2005-09-01

I made a gaffe. The 32c5xx in OMAP seems not to be as powerfull as 32c6xx I had im mind. Still, freely using the additional processing caps. could be beneficial.

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