[LAD] Linux audio jobs/companies?

raf rmouneyres at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 10:41:07 UTC 2014

Le 29 sept. 2014 à 12:34, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com> a écrit :

> On Mon, 2014-09-29 at 12:22 +0200, Florian Paul Schmidt wrote:
>> On 27.09.2014 16:59, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>>>> A lot of consumer audio-video stand alone gear is using Linux,
>>>> e.g. television satellite receivers. IMO this market might be
>>>> more interesting when searching for a job, than the pro-audio
>>>> market or Internet presences are.
>>> Lip-sync is an issue, assumed you should have the abilities to fix
>>> it, you likely would find a job.
>> Can you elaborate on that? What exactly is the problem? And what kind
>> of solutions are people looking for?
> I don't know if the Linux kernels used for audio-video consumer gear are
> used for audio and video processing, perhaps they are just used to
> provide menus etc., but since the end of the 90s I never experienced the
> good audio and video sync we had with German terrestrial analog
> television. All analog and digital satellite and digital terrestrial
> receivers I've seen didn't provide acceptable sync. Assumed at least
> some of those receiver should do the audio and video processing using
> Linux too, a smart solution to fix such issues, not by just providing
> fixed delays, but by detecting the exact drift and automatically fixing
> it, might be from interest for the consumer gear companies. Perhaps,
> they wouldn't care about a smart way to fix it, OTOH for colour
> correctness at least Germany cared, so we once upon a time got PAL.

you did see that ? I'm surprised. Which brand ?
I've worked for two years on the A/V testbenches for sagemcom making a whole lot of digital satellite receivers and never noticed that.
Until two years ago they used an RT system on STM32 processors. The move to embedded linux was quite new, maybe introducing this issue.


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