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Simulator for HME HD apps

Discussion in 'Developers Corner' started by dswallow, Mar 24, 2007.

  1. dswallow

    dswallow Save the ModeratŠ¾r TCF Club

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    With my luck there's already a modified version out there, but, well... it was a good learning experience as much as anything else. :)

    Here's a version of the HME Simulator app that comes with the HME SDK that's been modified to simulate a Series 3 display environment... so it's 1280x720.

    I had to kludge a couple things... specifically some specific limits on sizes of transfers and resolution of images, not knowing what the new limits actually are on the Series 3. And I just noticed I need to recreate the Safe area graphic overlay.

    Since this was quick & dirty, it's not supporting anything but 1280x720 right now. I don't know if it'll do anything useful with an HME app that is SD only. I needing something for myself quickly. If there's interest, I might go back later on and clean the things up that I added so it can support all 3 resolutions that seem to exist.

    I packaged it all up as a single executable jar so you shouldn't have to deal with having to hunt down anything or worry about where to put this jar file.

    http://www.2150.com/tivo/files/simulator_hd.jar

    Any feedback or suggestions are appreciated. I'll keep the jar file up to date should I end up having to fix anything as I continue working on my HME stuff.
     
  2. jtkohl

    jtkohl New Member

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    Does the S3 HME only do 720p, or is there a 1080i environment available too (on the real box)? (Maybe you haven't figured out how to simulate it yet?)
     
  3. dswallow

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    The Series3 only identifies 1280x720, 704x480 and 640x480 as supported modes in the resolution info message it sends to HME apps.
     
  4. jtkohl

    jtkohl New Member

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    Any sources available?
    Also, any info on the server-side requirements for HME HD support?
     
  5. s2kdave

    s2kdave New Member

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    If you download my app in my signature, it comes with an add-on hme-hd jar that supports HME in 720p resolutions. basically extend the HDApplication class and you change the resolution on initialization. Look at the MovieRentalApplication class for an example.

    David
     

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