Intel Media SDK Tutorial - simple_3_encode

This Intel® Media SDK tutorial sample illustrates the most simplistic way of implementing HW encode using system memory surfaces.

This is intended as a simple starting point, but has some disadvantages preventing full GPU utilization

  • Implicit copies 
  • Synchronous implementation 


This tutorial sample is found in the tutorial samples package under the name "simple_3_encode". The code is extensively documented with inline comments detailing each step required to setup and execute the use case.

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