Intel® Media Accelerator Reference Software

Develop end-to-end graphics and media solutions for vision devices using Intel® Graphics Technology and Intel® Quick Sync Video.

  • Decode, encode, and transcode using GPU hardware for video post processing and compositing
  • Enable AI inferencing using the Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit
  • Run applications on Windows® 10 or Ubuntu* 16 LTS operating systems

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Hardware Accelerated Media Processing

Benefit from portability and compatibility with a range of processors that use Video Acceleration API (VAAPI) and Intel® Quick Sync Video via FFmpeg (Linux*).

Immersive User Experience

This custom compositor enables creation of overlays, alpha blending, and rich media zones on Windows* and Linux.

Quickly Validate Use Cases

Demonstrate use cases with preloaded presets, which include an intuitive GUI to create new custom use cases.

Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ Toolkit

  • Enable convolutional neural network-based deep learning inference on the edge for computer vision applications
  • Support heterogeneous execution across accelerators—CPU, GPU, Intel® Neural Compute Stick 2, and FPGA—using a common API
  • Speed up time to market with a library of functions and preoptimized kernels

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Intel® Media SDK

Enable fast video playback, processing, media format conversion, acceleration of video and image processing, and audio decode and encode support for smart video systems.

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Intel® Media Accelerator Reference Software for Linux*

Learn about the software and review how developers can quickly create custom media analytics pipelines.