Tag: Video

Infrared Camera in Media Foundation

The screenshot above shows Surface Pro tablet’s infrared camera (known as “Microsoft IR Camera Front” on the device) captured live, encoded and streamed (everything is hosted by Microsoft Media Foundation Media Session by this point) over network using WebSockets into Chrome’s HTML5 video tag by means of Media Source Extensions (MSE). Why? Because why not.…

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Intel H.264 Video Encoder MFT is ignoring texture synchronization too

Some time ago I wrote about a bug in AMD’s H.264 Video Encoder MFT, where implementation fails to synchronize access to Direct3D 11 texture. So Intel’s implementation has exactly the same problem.┬áIntel┬« Quick Sync Video H.264 Encoder MFT processes input textures/frames without acquiring synchroization and can lose actual content. It is pretty hard to reproduce…

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Direct3D 11 Video Processors

ID3D11VideoContext::VideoProcessorSetOutputTargetRect method: The target rectangle is the area within the destination surface where the output will be drawn. The target rectangle is given in pixel coordinates, relative to the destination surface. If this method is never called, or if the Enable parameter is FALSE, the video processor writes to the entire destination surface. Okay, let…

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