[meta-freescale] Question about Hantro and Amphion hardware codecs

Carlos Rafael Giani dv at pseudoterminal.org
Thu Aug 2 01:35:46 PDT 2018

Hmm okay, and is "malone" an engineering name an "Amphion" the marketing 
name, or why has this codec two names?

On 2018-08-02 10:24, Gary Bisson wrote:
> Hi Carlos,
> On Thu, Aug 2, 2018 at 9:50 AM, Carlos Rafael Giani 
> <dv at pseudoterminal.org <mailto:dv at pseudoterminal.org>> wrote:
>     I saw in the imx-vpu-hantro and imx gst plugins packages that both
>     Hantro and Amphion were mentioned.
>     I remember that the imx8m only has a hantro decoder. But
>     apparently there is also a Hantro encoder. And there is also an
>     "Amphion" codec?
>     Where are the Amphion codec and the Hantro encoder used? Is
>     Amphion reserved for imx8 mini?
> From what I saw:
> - Amphion (VPU "malone) is the IP used in i.MX8QM and i.MX8QXP
> - Hantro encoder is used i.MX8MMini
> Regards,
> Gary

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