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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.
  • Developers
  • Media SDK for Windows*
  • visual computing
  • media
  • video decode
  • video encode
  • media applications
  • Graphics
  • Media Processing
  • NASA Offers Gamers a Ride to Mars and Beyond

    NASA entered into a unique collaboration called "Project Astronaut" with Virtual Heroes & Information in Place/Wisdom Tools to develop a MMO game called "Astronaut: Moon, Mars & Beyond". This article talks about the educational science behind the game.
  • Developers
  • Game Development
  • mmo style gaming
  • visual computing
  • nasa
  • lunar exploration game
  • Game Development
  • Graphics
  • 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.
  • Developers
  • Intel® Streaming SIMD Extensions
  • SSE
  • visual computing
  • image processing
  • halftoning
  • Graphics
  • Optimization
  • Smoke - Game Technology Demo - Retired

    Smoke is a technical demo that showcases a framework to support n-way threading of game technologies. Properly threading a game allows for more accurate physics, smarter AI, more particles, and/or a faster frame-rate.
  • Developers
  • Game Development
  • Havok™ Physics
  • Intel® Threading Building Blocks
  • WhatIf Software
  • Smoke - Game Technology Demo
  • visual computing
  • Game Development
  • Graphics
  • Parallel Computing
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