OpenMax Hardware Native Support for Efficient Multimedia Embedded systems
J. Barba; D. Fuente de San Venancio; F. Rincón; F. Moya; J.C. López
Journal: IEEE Transactions On Consumer Electronics
Date: 2010
Pages: 1722-1729
ISSN: 0098-3063
Volume: 56
Issue: 3
Publisher: IEEE Consumer Electronics Society
In the last years, the multimedia embedded market has undergone an exceptional growth, demanding at the same time new products or evolutions of exiting ones in very tight time windows. In this paper, we present a proposal which allows developers to build multimedia products in a quick, flexible and afficient manner, helping them to cope with the depicted scenario. We focus specifically in our outgoing work regarding a hardware implementation of a well known standard for multimedia applications: OpenMax. Relaying on the OpenMax standard we assure the usefulness of our proposal. In addition, the hardware nature of the mechanisms and architecture outlined in this article allows achieving improved and easy to obtain implementations of multumedia applications.