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Enabling High-Performance Video Encoding, Decoding, and Preprocessing

The version 1.5 release of the Intel® Media Software Development Kit (SDK) equips developers with a standard API for creating video solutions that target consumer and professional uses. This is the V1.5 Media SDK Product Brief.
Authored by admin Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 13:16
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LZO Data Compression Support in Intel® IPP

The Data Compression-based IPP_LZOPACK Sample, which available in version 7.0, illustrates the way of implementing simple lossless data compression solution by using Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives Data Compression domain API.
Authored by Gennady F. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/31/2019 - 14:30
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Using UMC De-multiplexer with the Intel® Media Software Development Kit

The Intel® Media Software Development Kit (SDK) can be used to encode, transcode, decode video content. This paper leverages the Intel® Media SDK and the Intel® IPP samples to describe how to use a de-multiplexer to handle decoding MP4/AVC streams.
Authored by Nguyen, Loc Q (Intel) Last updated on 03/11/2019 - 14:50
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Intel® Media SDK 2.0: High-Performance Video Encoding, Decoding and Preprocessing

Intel® Media SDK version 2.0 equips developers with a standard API to create high-performance video solutions for consumer and professional uses. Intel Media SDK 2.0 provides easy access to hardware-accelerated video processing with software fallback.
Authored by admin Last updated on 04/01/2019 - 16:00
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Delivering Future-Proofed Performance and Efficiency with the Intel® Media SDK 2.0

The Intel® Media Software Development Kit 2.0 (Intel® Media SDK 2.0) supports multiple graphics platforms by providing a single, unified solution for handling video encoding, preprocessing, decoding, and transcoding. See this solution brief for details.
Authored by admin Last updated on 04/01/2019 - 16:00
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Using Unsupported Color Formats with the Intel® Media Software Development Kit

In this article we will discuss how to use the Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel® IPP) library to convert some common type of color formats like RGB, RGBA, BGR and BGRA into those that can be recognized by the Intel® Media SDK.
Authored by Nguyen, Khang T (Intel) Last updated on 03/11/2019 - 14:50
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Using the Intel® Media SDK within MainConcept* H.264/AVC Encoder for Intel® Quick Sync Video hardware acceleration on 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Family Processors

The Intel® Media SDK helps developers rapidly create code that takes advantage of hardware acceleration for video codecs. The following article describes how MainConcept adapted its encoder by creating a wrapper for Intel Media SDK 2.0.
Authored by admin Last updated on 04/01/2019 - 16:00
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Practical Intel® AVX Optimization on 2nd generation Intel® Core™ Processors

The introduction of the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processor includes Intel® Advanced Vector Extension (Intel® AVX). Intel AVX is a new 256-bit instruction set extension to Intel® SSE. This article describes a simple methodology to utilize Intel AVX.
Authored by Last updated on 06/07/2017 - 10:50
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Intel and Badaboom* Video File Transcoding

Intel® Quick Sync Video provides hardware acceleration to complete transcodes in minutes instead of hours. Badaboom* uses Intel® Quick Sync Video technology to transcode video files to play on the most popular devices available today.
Authored by admin Last updated on 03/11/2019 - 14:50
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Utilizing Intel® AVX with Cakewalk SONAR* X1

SONAR* is Cakewalk's technology-leading digital audio workstation and runs natively on Intel® Core™ platforms. SONAR's processing of audio buffers for mixing and DSP as well as various data and bit depth conversions was updated to use Intel® AVX.
Authored by Rajshree Chabukswar (Intel) Last updated on 06/07/2017 - 10:51