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Video: Holy Frikkin Awesome – Playing DVDs on the N900 with USB Host Mode!

| November 7, 2010 | 9 Replies

Oh Maemo 5 and Nokia N900 – You never cease to surprise. RT’d by @johnnybrasco @MeeGoExperts has found a very awesome video by mohammad7410 of the brilliant Nokia N900 playing a DVD disc over USB Host mode.

Playing DVDs on the N900 with a modified kernel and a custom mplayer build.
Thanks to the hostmode team, including but not limited to:
Joerg Reisenweber
Paul Fertser
and the rest of the team mentioned on:
h-e-n project page: https://garage.maemo.org/projects/h-e-n/
(Note: video is playing solely on CPU power, mplayer is not accelerated by the PowerVR, which explains the framedrops)

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OK so now imagine the whole mobile computer scene. Bluetooth/USB keyboard/mice – HDMI monitor connection and CD/DVD connectivity.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDzUG-bno6Q]

via mohammad7410

 

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