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Allwinner VPU support in the official Linux kernel

A project in Toulouse, France by Bootlin

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Developing and upstreaming complete Linux support for the Allwinner VPU, for hardware accelerated video decoding and encoding.
Backers: 428
Average Pledge Per Backer: €74

Funded: €31,612 of €17,600
Dates: Feb 1st -> Mar 18th (45 days)
Project By: Bootlin
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Latest News

New week, new update

March 16th - via:
Hi! We're reaching the end of the campaign, and we're getting very close from reaching the H265 support stretch goal! Paul also worked this week on the campaign, and especially the integration with the display engine. You'll find his latest update... (Read More)

First week of work!

March 9th - via:
Hi everyone, While the campaign is still active for a few days, Paul started last week his internship with us, and he just shared a summary of what he's achieved so far. And the news are good! See the full story here:... (Read More)

Project crowdfunds effort to bring Allwinner VPU support to the Linux kernel

February 9th - via:
Free Electrons changed its name to Bootlin, and funded a Kickstarter campaign to bring support for the Allwinner VPU to the Linux kernel, building upon earlier work done in collaboration with the Linux Sunxi community called sunxi-cedrus. (Read More)

Update #1: 6 days in, and first stretch goal reached

February 8th - via:
Hi everyone, thanks you so much for your support. This is really exciting for us to see that this driver development was really needed, and our only regret now is to not have done it sooner :) We also have been really surprised to find that our main... (Read More)

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