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Media Technology Guide

Media Technology Guide for Manufacturers for Developers

Base version:

Brew MP 1.0

Document number:

HT80-VT500-199 Rev. A

HT80-VT500-200 Rev. A

Date published:

August 26, 2011

The Media Technology Guide provides information necessary to work with media, one of the basic Brew® Mobile Platform (Brew MP) components. This component is used for

  • Playback of audio-only files (e.g., ring tones, tones, beeps, and MP3/AAC/MIDI/WMA/PCM files)
  • Playback of audio and video files or video-only files (e.g., 3gp, 3g2, MP4)
  • Image decoding
  • Device and volume control

This guide describes Brew MP media interfaces on different Qualcomm MSMs. This guide also explains how Brew MP handles media system concurrency. Almost all interfaces defined are largely target independent and OS independent.

Sample code

The following sample code files are provided with this guide on the Brew MP website, and some of the examples shown in this document are taken from this sample code: