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Prana Studios leverages Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series to get better 3D animation rendering

Introduction: Prana Studios is a leading Animation house based out of Mumbai and Los Angeles.

Authored by preethi-raj (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:30
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Optimization of Image Processing Algorithms: A Case Study

High quality image and video processing has become an important part in many professional and consumer applications. This article shares insights and methods gained during a shared work by HP* Labs and Intel on optimizing several imaging algorithms.
Authored by Last updated on 03/28/2019 - 11:56
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Why P scales as C*V^2*f is so obvious (pt 2)

THE GORY DETAILS

Let’s continue from where we left off last time. Let’s figure out the why of the equation,

P = C * V^2 * (a * f)

Authored by Last updated on 05/09/2019 - 22:55
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Improving Medical Imaging Performance on the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 series

In Medical Imaging, it is important to maximize healthcare quality by providing the best images in the shortest time to assure accurate diagnosis & patient treatment. This article describes the 50x speedup of an image reconstruction algorithm.
Authored by Last updated on 07/05/2019 - 11:43
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Experimental Cloud-based Ray Tracing Using Intel® MIC Architecture for Highly Parallel Visual Processing

The cloud is game-changing factor in computing. Companies are offering a service in which the game itself runs on servers in the cloud. It processes user interactions from the game client, & the server sends back a compressed, rendered image to the user.
Authored by Daniel Pohl (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:25
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New Levels of CT Image Performance and New Levels in Radiation Dose Management

Veo, GE Healthcare's new CT Scanner reconstruction technology, provides high resolution CT images allowing radiologists to maximize diagnostic accuracy at an optimized low dose to the patient. This paper describes the MBIR optimization steps taken.
Authored by Last updated on 08/07/2019 - 20:23
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Improving the Compute Performance of Video Processing Software Using Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (Intel® AVX) Instructions

This paper describes a case study in which AVX instructions are used to enhance the performance of a de-saturation algorithm (a common video filter). The case study takes the algorithm from a non-SIMD state to AVX based SIMD.
Authored by Last updated on 07/10/2019 - 16:54
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Tracing Rays Through the Cloud

Cloud-based online streaming services for games have been entertaining gamers for almost two years. Intel engineers have demonstrated the ability of the Intel Many Integrated Core architecture to serve high frame rates to as many as 8 tablet computers.
Authored by Daniel Pohl (Intel) Last updated on 05/03/2019 - 14:04
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Case Study: Parallelizing a Recursive Problem with Intel® Threading Building Blocks

Intel worked closely with DreamWorks Animation engineers to improve the performance of a key rendering system library by up to 35X performance improvement in some cases.
Authored by Louis F. (Intel) Last updated on 07/10/2019 - 16:59
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Performance Benefits of Half Precision Floats

Half precision floats are 16-bit floating-point numbers, which are half the size of traditional 32-bit single precision floats, and have lower precision and smaller range.

Authored by Patrick Konsor (Intel) Last updated on 07/10/2019 - 17:05