Several of my customers have built applications using the GTK+ tookit. While GTK+ works fairly well for what we have done, I have been wondering how the performance compares on the new Omap3 processors from TI. As we are evaluating the OMAP3 for several projects, I did a simple comparison with an existing application. Below is a video that shows a fairly complex application running on both a PXA270, and a OMAP3530. While the PXA270 gets the job done, the result on the OMAP3 is much more pleasing. With that advent of a OMAP3 module available for $117 in volume, it seems like the OMAP3 will be a popular solution for upcoming Embedded Linux projects.
GTK performance on PXA270 vs. OMAP3
- by Cliff Brake