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||Event: First pictures and reports of AmiWest 2010|
This weekend the most important Amiga meeting called AmiWest 2010 took place.
Carl Sassenrath has announced his script language Rebol 3 for AmigaOS 4.1.
Jens Schönfeld has presented a prototype of his accelerator boards for the Amiga models 600 and 1200. A short video of Steve 'CSixx' Ody recorded with a handy shows a board for the Amiga 600. You can also see there Frieden-brothers with an AmigaOne X1000, the Amiga trader Matthew Leaman of AmigaKit, who among others presented a Sam460-mainboard and Carl Sassenrath with his presentations. Steve Ody has also published pictures.
On the website of AmigaKit you can find further pictures of this event as well as short news.
Ben Hermans of Hyperion explained the future of AmigaOS 4.1 and its hardware. According to him the focus on the development of the opareting system will be the support of printers. Another focus is the graphic subsystem as well as the support of processor cores. In future the AmigaOne computers will be based on the P4 and P5 architecture of Freescale. The PowerPC is a useable platform to him.
Ben Hermans has also announced AmigaOS 4.1 for PowerUp-Amigas which will be available at the end of the year.
A short video is available which shows the speech of Trevor Dickinsons. Additionally Daniel 'Dragster' Rangel explains some observations at Steven Solie's developer version of AmigaOS 4. Probably AmiUpdate will be integtrated and the preferences completed.
The PowerUp-version of AmigaOS 4.1 is supposed to support memory extensions called ZorRAM as well as Radeon graphic boards and paging.
Jens Schönfeld of Individual Computers has announced that the next generation of the Flickerfixer Indivision AGA can be used in Amiga 1200 as well as Amiga 4000T, will have a DVI-interface for video output and will have DDR-RAM insteaed of SDR-RAM.
Eldee 'eliyahu' Stephens has summarized further information. (snx) (Translation: dr)
[News message: 24. Oct. 2010, 10:32] [Comments: 2 - 03. Apr. 2011, 23:22]
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