Anybody know the different of the IRDA between the TV and the mobile ?

Steve Mosher steve at
Tue Jul 28 00:16:46 EDT 2009

 The only problem I faced was a software stack problem. We had put an IrDA
in a Mp3 player and we only implemented the Ir because there was no open
stack for iRDa. This was 1998, so many years ago.

you won't hit a patent problem that I know of.

On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 6:19 PM, deng_ya_nuo <deng.ya.nuo at> wrote:

>     Do you means if we use a FPGA with a couple of infrared diode
> will still meet the patent problem ?
> Jus like the openmoko met the MPEG patent ?
> If it is a patent problem, nothing we can do.
> But if it is only the stack proble, there is an open source IrDA stack now.
> I google and get it.
> And we maybe write it into a FPGA to ack as a hard stack.
> 2009/7/28 Steve Mosher <steve at>:
> > It's been a long time since I looked at IRda. I put it in a couple
> devices,
> > but we never enabled
> > it due to the the costs involved for licensing the stack. Not sure if
> things
> > have changed
> >
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