Hitachi Wooo D Digital Video Recorder Features up to 1 terabyte (TB) of media storage and the ability to record in Hi-Vision (a Japanese high-definition format), this DVR allows consumers to automatically select and play back key highlights from recorded video. Highlighting material on a recording is possible based on changes to audio and video outputs such as an increase in sound or a variation in the brightness or color distribution. To handle the audio and video processing and interface with the host storage device, Hitachi engineers chose Analog Devices' Blackfin processor technology. The ADSP-BF531 processor operates at speeds up to 400 MHz.
The fun factor continues to draw developers to Linux. This open-source system continues to succeed in the market and in the hearts and minds of developers. Design News will delve into this territory with next week's Continuing Education Class titled, “Introduction to Linux Device Drivers.”
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