Hardware Video Acceleration on IGEL Linux

You want to know whether your hardware offers video acceleration with IGEL Linux?

Solution

Open Application Launcher > About to look up your product id and device type:

About

In version 5.07.100 and newer and version 10.01.100 and newer, IGEL Linux offers video hardware acceleration for

on selected devices. This allows playing back HD video with a maximum of 20% CPU usage. You need the Multimedia Codec Pack for this feature.

Video hardware acceleration is disabled by default before IGEL Linux version 5.09.100, you can enable it in Setup in System > Firmware Customization > Features and reboot the thin client.

IGEL Hardware Support

The feature is supported on the following IGEL devices:

Product Id

Device Type

Chipset

IGEL Linux
>= 5.07.100

IGEL Linux
>= 5.09.100

IGEL Linux
>= 10.01.100

UD2-LX 40,
IZ2 40

IGEL D220

Intel Bay Trail

UD3-LX 40,
IZ3 40

IGEL M320C

VIA VX900

 

UD3-LX 41, 42,
IZ3 41, 42

IGEL M330C

VIA VX900

 

UD3-LX 50,
IZ3 50

IGEL M340C

ATI Mullins

 

UD5-LX 40

IGEL H820C

Intel Sandy Bridge

UD5-LX 50

IGEL H830C
(Dualcore CPU Model)

Intel Bay Trail

UD6-LX 51

IGEL H830C
(Quadcore CPU Model)

Intel Bay Trail

UD9-LX 40,
UD9-LX 41 Touch

IGEL UD9 BT

Intel Bay Trail

 

UD10-LX

IGEL UD10 TC236

VIA VX900

 

On 3rd party hardware with UDC3 and UD Pocket, hardware acceleration depends on the graphics chipset of the device.

With UDC2, hardware acceleration is not supported.

Codecs

The following codecs are supported: