Intel® Media Server Studio

Intel® Media Server Studio 2017

Innovate and optimize enterprise-grade media applications and solutions for data center, cloud, and network usages

  • Deliver fast, high density and quality video transcoding, streaming and conferencing
  • Access hardware accelerated codecs and programmable graphics on the latest Intel® processors
  • Speed transition to 4K and HEVC
  • Reduce infrastructure and development costs
  • Optimize solutions with advanced performance and quality analyzers
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Intel Media Server Studio is a comprehensive software development tool suite for data center, cloud and network media solutions for transcoding, live and over-the-top (OTT) broadcasting and streaming, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), and video conferencing. Media Server Studio simplifies development of media applications by including state-of-the-art components and features for tailoring visual quality versus performance. The tool suite supports both Linux* and Windows Server*, and provides media and OpenCL SDKs, runtimes, graphics drivers, advanced performance and quality analysis tools. These capabilities allow developers to achieve real-time 4K@60fps HEVC decode and encode, and up to 18 AVC full HD@30fps transcoding sessions on select skus of the latest Intel® Xeon® and 6th generation Intel® Core™ processor-based platforms.1

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Video Transcoding

Multistream Performance: HEVC on Intel® Xeon® Processors1 (1xRT=30fps)

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Baseline Configuration: 15 real-time HD AVC-HEVC or 4 realtime UHD AVC-HEVC transcode , 8 real-time HD HEVC-HEVC or 2 realtime UHD HEVC-HEVC transcode using Intel MediaSDK (Target usage 7), all content 8-bit 4:2:0. - Benchmark platform configuration: Processor: Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1585Lv5 @ 3.0GHz, Ring @ 3.0GHz  and GT @1.15GHz; primary BIOS Version: SKLSE2R1.R00.B104.B01.1511110114; driver: platform: RVP11 halo fab 2; OS: Windows* 8.1x64 Enterprise, 16 GB memory, 2 DIMMS 2133 MHz, one socket, four cores, Intel®Iris™ Pro Graphics P580, Intel® Hyper-threading Technology enabled, Intel® Virtualization technology enabled.

Intel® Media Server Studio Editions available.

  • Community - Access hardware-accelerated codecs and programmable graphics on Intel processors1 through the Intel® Media SDK, runtimes, graphics drivers, Intel® SDK for OpenCL™ Applications, and more.
  • Essentials - Includes Community Edition with Intel® Premier Support, with direct access to Intel’s technical experts.
  • Professional - Includes Essentials edition, plus enterprise-quality HEVC and audio codecs, Intel® VTune™ Amplifier performance analysis tool, Video Quality Caliper stream quality analyzer, Premium Telecine Interlace Reverser, and more. 

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Additional Advanced Intel Media Tools

Intel Video Pro Analyzer and Intel Stress Bitstreams and Encoder provide advanced and expert-level analysis, debugging and validation tools for decoder and encoder experts, and help your media solutions and processing development meet customer expectations.

Intel® Video Pro Analyzer

Improve video quality with advanced video analysis software tools for HEVC, VP9, AVC and MPEG-2 video coding standards. Provides deep inspection of the entire encode/decode process, test and debug media encoders; analyze streams, advanced statistics reporting, innovate for UHD, and more.

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Intel® Stress Bitstreams and Encoder

Ensure robustness of HEVC, VP9, AVS2 decoders. Validate and debug enterprise-grade media products; ensure performance with memory bandwidth stress, visual and error resilience streams. Create custom bitstreams for testing and optimize the pool of streams. Accelerate test validation cycles and speed time to market.

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