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2021/09/20

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Bertl
off to bed now ... have a good one everyone!
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Bertl
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apertus° - open source cinema | www.apertus.org | join the apertus° Lab: http://lab.apertus.org/ | IRC Logs available at: http://irc.apertus.org | Weekly IRC meeting: Monday 18:00 CET/CEST
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vup
has set the topic
08:39
se6astian
good day
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Bertl_zZ
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Bertl
morning folks!
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Bertl
off for now ... bbl
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Bertl
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Bertl_oO
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Bertl
MEETING TIME!
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Bertl
please msg me when you have something to report
17:01
vup
is here
17:04
Bertl
please go ahead vup
17:04
vup
sure
17:05
vup
so last week I started to implement one of the last "missing" features in narui (the ui framework for the recorder)
17:05
vup
Which is the ability to render parts of the UI "offscreen" and then use a custom shader to render it onto the main target
17:05
vup
The most common usecases of this are things like drop shadows, group opacity, backdrop blur and similar effects
17:06
vup
The implementation is still wip and (obviously) still has some bugs, but it was actually a lot simpler than expected
17:06
vup
(you can find the current code for it here: https://github.com/apertus-open-source-cinema/narui/pull/15)
17:06
vup
and a short demo of it here: https://files.niemo.de/2021-09-18%2003-17-11.mkv
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vup
(I was too lazy to implement a reasonable UI effect, so you will have to do with wiggly text :P)
17:07
vup
thats it from me
17:07
Bertl
thanks a bunch!
17:08
Bertl
it looks like that's about it for today, anybody else who would like to report?
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Bertl
over the weekend, I dug out the HDMI Shield we designed and built a few years ago
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Bertl
because now that we updated the gateware to handle raw data transfers, I wanted to evaluate how good the shield would perform as Preview Output in addition to two HDMI plugin modules which do the raw transport
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Bertl
took some time to get the pinout right, because it seems I kind of swapped some pins on the shield interface back then, but the results are surprising
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Bertl
at 1080p60 we get almost the same quality out of the shield than from the HDMI plugins, despite the fact that the header interface of the shields is really not suited for high speed transfers
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cscar
Sorry, late. Hi all!
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Bertl
I also updated the gateware to produce a slightly better A/B pattern for the raw HDMI transfer which requires way less computation to assemble the frames back
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Bertl
it follows the monochrome layout and basically splits the lines into A/B frames
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Bertl
this makes it kind of trivial to reassemble them into the raw data
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Bertl
performance is good, everything is configurable so I guess the next steps are to push the limits of the HDMI digitizer
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Bertl
I also got a visit from se6astian last week (he brought cake :) where we modified the fan headers on the Betas
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Bertl
that's it from my side for this week
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Bertl
cscar: anything you would like to report?
17:17
vup
nice stuff!
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se6astian
I am in a live broadcast currently, thanks bertl for moderating
17:20
Bertl
se6astian: wanna report from your live broadcast? :)
17:21
se6astian
Sure, it's about identification of galactossyltransferase
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se6astian
This current slide at least :)
17:22
Bertl
that's basically sugar transfer :)
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cscar
Bertl: nothing really to report atm. Just following along (great progress BTW)
17:23
Bertl
okay, then I consider this meeting concluded!
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Bertl
thanks everyone! see you all next week!
17:24
cscar
Your a fast moderator :D
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cscar
See you!
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Bertl
thanks, I take that as a compliment :)
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Bertl
off for now ... bbl
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Bertl
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