UbuntuMediaCenter

Revision 2 as of 2006-04-19 19:36:51

Clear message

Summary

Ubuntu should integrate a powerful fully integrated Media Center.

Rationale

One of the crucial stakes of future desktop PC is its ability to bring the convergence for all media available at home : TV, movies, music and pictures, but also Radio, News (RSS...), Video On Demand, Music on Demand... And all of this available with a "Powered by Ubuntu" remote control.

This is an essential issue if Ubuntu wants to be a popular OS.

Use cases

The use of a "Powered by Ubuntu" remote control is prerequired for a good media center.

  1. TV integration

The media center should be able to display TV and TV guide, allows to plan recordings, manage time-shiffting...

  1. Movie catalogue

Explore movie catalogue, watch movie, get movies information from the net...

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Scope

Design

Implementation

The implementation can use existing projects (Freevo, MythTV...) but the goal should be to give an desktop integrated software, easy to install and use.

Code

Data preservation and migration

Outstanding issues

BoF agenda and discussion


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