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Topic # 94919 22-Dec-2011 00:07

CuBox Developer Platform is ahighly energy efficient and miniature open source development platform for different applications, like multimedia, set-top-box, NAS, automation and other applications.

 

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  • Linux based distributions like Ubuntu, Debian and others
  • Android
  • 800 MHz dual issue ARM PJ4 processor, VFPv3, wmmx SIMD and 512KB L2 cache.
  • 1080p Video Decode Engine
  • OpenGL|ES 2.0 graphic engine
  • HDMI 1080p Output (with CEC function)
  • 1GByte DDR3 at 800MHz
  • Gigabit Ethernet, SPDIF (optical audio), eSata 3Gbps, 2xUSB 2.0, micro-SD, micro-USB (console)
  • Standard Infra-red receiver for 38KHz based IR controllers.
  • No JTAG required. Unbrickable for Developers (**) 
Anyone ordering this one? 

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  Reply # 560513 22-Dec-2011 00:19 Send private message

This looks like a very cool device. It already has XBMC support and if we could get a stable MythTV Frontend with accelerated video I'd be very keen.





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  Reply # 560537 22-Dec-2011 06:28 Send private message

Dare I say it but Windows 8 potential in the future too. Not that we know what Microsoft are doing with media centre yet.







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  Reply # 560663 22-Dec-2011 12:27

I am going to think over this during this holiday and place an order.

At the moment, unsure what this device is capable of with the usb port (plugging WebCamera/ Mic) for voice/video chat via skype on Big TV :) would be fantastic.

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