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The Fast and Furious GPU
By Gael H. (Intel) Posted on 06/15/16 0
Many existing applications may be running optimally on CPUs but still not taking advantage of the full range of capabilities Intel has to offer. Today’s generation of computers have a heterogeneous architecture with a GPU having fixed-function video processing as well as general-purpose EUs for programmable media pipelines.
Video Streaming Processing - Going Green
By Gael H. (Intel) Posted on 04/14/16 0
Data streaming companies are successfully finding innovative ways to address the rapidly increasing growth of IP Video while reducing footprint and costs. Three companies, Vantrix, iStreamPlanet, and ActiveVideo transposed their video processing solutions by going with a combined hardware + software solution.
Get Fast Media Application Performance through Hardware Acceleration
By Gael H. (Intel) Posted on 02/28/16 0
For multimedia software, developers have huge opportunities to take advantage of the new heterogeneous architecture by adopting the new, hardware-accelerated codecs. Try out FFmpeg and the Intel Media SDK API sample: sample_multi_transcode to get the most out of your media processing.
Learn about the Significance of HEVC (H.265) Codec
By Gael H. (Intel) Posted on 12/11/15 0
HEVC (H.265) was first supported in the Intel Generation 6 processor (aka Skylake). It delivers the most efficient and smartest compression, making Ultra-High Density (4K and 8K) content a reality. To optimize your code to take advantage of HEVC decoding and encoding, take a look at the Intel Media SDK and the Intel SDK for OpenCL Applications.
What is "Fast Call for Help" (aka CIRA)
By Gael H. (Intel) Posted on 04/09/15 2
Download the Intel AMT SDK Intel® AMT SDK Documentation Requirement: The Environment Detection feature must be enabled and configured. Follow Gael on Twitter: @GaelHof The architecture for "Fast Call for Help" is best suited for large organizations with internal IT departments, with network in...
What is "Standard Manageability?"
By Gael H. (Intel) Posted on 04/08/15 6
Download the Intel AMT SDK Intel® AMT SDK Documentation Follow Gael on Twitter: @GaelHof If you have an Intel AMT system and cannot figure out why you are getting error messages when trying to make API calls related to certain Intel AMT features, you may have a system that support Intel Standar...
Intel AMT and WS-Man Tips
By Gael H. (Intel) Posted on 04/01/15 1
Useful Links: Installation and Configuration for Windows Remote Management Authentication for Remote Connections Configuring WS-MAN for Intel AMT Clients System Requirements for WS-MAN WS Management Wiki Page Intel® AMT SDK Documentation Follow Gael on Twitter: @GaelHof Here are some troub...
The Uniqueness of UUIDs
By Gael H. (Intel) Posted on 03/30/15 2
Documentation: System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) Reference 6 Specification UUID Wiki Page Follow Gael on Twitter: @GaelHof In a managed environment, it is important that all hardware assets have a unique identifier so as to not have naming conflicts. This unique identifier is known as the UUID. U...
Intel AMT: IPV6 vs IPV4
By Gael H. (Intel) Posted on 03/30/15 0
  Documentation: Intel® AMT Implementation and Reference Guide Download the Intel AMT SDK Follow Gael on Twitter: @GaelHof Intel AMT has support for both IPv6 and IPv4, however there are things you need to know about which configurations are applicable to their usages. DDNS Settings: If your...
Unity Toolkit components in the Intel Realsense SDK
By Gael H. (Intel) Posted on 02/10/15 0
Follow Gael on Twitter: @GaelHof SDK Unity Toolkit (Intel® RealSense™ SDK Documentation) Download the Intel RealSense SDK Required OS:  Windows 8.1 Desktop The Unity Toolkit requires Unity v4.1.0 PRO (for the plugin capability), or higher. Game developers and designers will be interested to k...