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6	
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19	
20	<!-- Video for Linux mailing list address. -->
21	<!ENTITY v4l-ml                 "<ulink url='http://www.linuxtv.org/lists.php'>http://www.linuxtv.org/lists.php</ulink>">
22	
23	<!-- LinuxTV v4l-dvb repository. -->
24	<!ENTITY v4l-dvb		"<ulink url='http://linuxtv.org/repo/'>http://linuxtv.org/repo/</ulink>">
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33	]>
34	
35	<book id="media_api">
36	<bookinfo>
37	<title>LINUX MEDIA INFRASTRUCTURE API</title>
38	
39	<copyright>
40		<year>2009-2012</year>
41		<holder>LinuxTV Developers</holder>
42	</copyright>
43	
44	<legalnotice>
45	
46	<para>Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify
47	this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License,
48	Version 1.1 or any later version published by the Free Software
49	Foundation. A copy of the license is included in the chapter entitled
50	"GNU Free Documentation License"</para>
51	</legalnotice>
52	
53	</bookinfo>
54	
55	<toc></toc> <!-- autogenerated -->
56	
57	<preface>
58		<title>Introduction</title>
59	
60		<para>This document covers the Linux Kernel to Userspace API's used by
61			video and radio straming devices, including video cameras,
62			analog and digital TV receiver cards, AM/FM receiver cards,
63			streaming capture devices.</para>
64		<para>It is divided into four parts.</para>
65		<para>The first part covers radio, capture,
66			cameras and analog TV devices.</para>
67		<para>The second part covers the
68			API used for digital TV and Internet reception via one of the
69			several digital tv standards. While it is called as DVB API,
70			in fact it covers several different video standards including
71			DVB-T, DVB-S, DVB-C and ATSC. The API is currently being updated
72			to documment support also for DVB-S2, ISDB-T and ISDB-S.</para>
73		<para>The third part covers the Remote Controller API.</para>
74		<para>The fourth part covers the Media Controller API.</para>
75		<para>For additional information and for the latest development code,
76			see: <ulink url="http://linuxtv.org">http://linuxtv.org</ulink>.</para>
77		<para>For discussing improvements, reporting troubles, sending new drivers, etc, please mail to: <ulink url="http://vger.kernel.org/vger-lists.html#linux-media">Linux Media Mailing List (LMML).</ulink>.</para>
78	
79	</preface>
80	
81	<part id="v4l2spec">
82	&sub-v4l2;
83	</part>
84	<part id="dvbapi">
85	&sub-dvbapi;
86	</part>
87	<part id="v4ldvb_common">
88	<partinfo>
89	<authorgroup>
90	<author>
91	<firstname>Mauro</firstname>
92	<surname>Chehab</surname>
93	<othername role="mi">Carvalho</othername>
94	<affiliation><address><email>mchehab@redhat.com</email></address></affiliation>
95	<contrib>Initial version.</contrib>
96	</author>
97	</authorgroup>
98	<copyright>
99		<year>2009-2012</year>
100		<holder>Mauro Carvalho Chehab</holder>
101	</copyright>
102	
103	<revhistory>
104	<!-- Put document revisions here, newest first. -->
105	<revision>
106	<revnumber>1.0.0</revnumber>
107	<date>2009-09-06</date>
108	<authorinitials>mcc</authorinitials>
109	<revremark>Initial revision</revremark>
110	</revision>
111	</revhistory>
112	</partinfo>
113	
114	<title>Remote Controller API</title>
115	<chapter id="remote_controllers">
116	&sub-remote_controllers;
117	</chapter>
118	</part>
119	<part id="media_common">
120	&sub-media-controller;
121	</part>
122	
123	<chapter id="gen_errors">
124	&sub-gen-errors;
125	</chapter>
126	
127	
128	&sub-fdl-appendix;
129	
130	</book>
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