Tag: DirectShow

Some of high resolution HDMI video capture hardware

Recent submissions of DirectShow and Media Foundation capture capabilities brought references to new interesting hardware. 1. Magewell USB Capture HDMI Gen 2 AKA XI100DUSB-HDMI — USB\VID_2935&PID_0001 Reports ability to capture up to 1920×1080 video at 60 frames per second in YUY2 and RGB pixel formats. XI100DUSB-HDMI Video Media Types (Windows 10; 10.0.15063) XI100DUSB-HDMI Video Media…

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Small correction for DirectShow BaseClasses CTransInPlaceFilter::Copy

False assertion failure in DirectShow BaseClasses transip.cpp, in CTransInPlaceFilter::Copy: ASSERT(lDestSize >= lSourceSize && lDestSize >= lDataLength); […] CopyMemory((PVOID) pDestBuffer, (PVOID) pSourceBuffer, lDataLength); The code asserts on “lDestSize >= lSourceSize” which is true in most cases, but it does not have or need to be true. The code below copies just lDataLength bytes and assertion on…

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DirectShowCaptureCapabilities and MediaFoundationCaptureCapabilities: API version of EnableFrameServerMode state

Both tools now include exact version of the API and also include an export or registry key related to frame server. mfcore.dll version of 10.0.14393.105 corresponds to Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607: August 31, 2016 also known as KB3176938 with DirectShow and Media Foundation improvement for Windows 10 Anniversary Update that restores availability…

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Anniversary Webcam Saga: It’s clear who’s guilty, now what to do? (Updated)

As new and new people discover the Windows 10 Anniversary Update breaking changes (expectedly running mad), let’s reiterate the possible solutions: You don’t like the idea that video sharing service adds latency, and adds man-in-the-middle access/spying over a video feed. See #6 below. You are consuming raw video from camera using one of the uncompressed…

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