Author: Roman

On Helping Ukraine (update)

Recently I explained why you should not express your support of Ukraine by sending money to various disgusting organizations even if they have fancy looking names, such as, including, and maybe even first of all those with labels “initiative of the president of Ukraine”. The organization I recommended has been gradually shifting to forwarding the…

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On helping Ukraine

I have been asked a few times about helping Ukraine in connection with the happening on the East of Ukraine. The first thing however, is to have clear understanding about who is fighting with whom and for what exactly. The mainstream media story about Russian president going nuts and attack of Ukraine, and then all…

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Encoding multiple concurrent real time video streams with NVIDIA hardware video encoder

NVIDIA consumer grade hardware provides support nowadays for – mostly – three concurrent sessions. The support matrix is provided here: Video Encode and Decode GPU Support Matrix | NVIDIA Developer. This small tool starts video encoding with given signal parameters (resolution, rate) and provides an easy way to measure load of GPU video encoding engine.…

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Kharkov Today

A fresh tour around Kharkov. Over last a few months the city is air-attacked daily and locals refer to these events as “Belgorod Express” because rockets are launched from neighborhoods of Belgorod in Russian Federation, where people see the launches and report to messengers. Then in a couple of minutes people on Ukrainian side in…

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Daily missiles

This used to be a secondary school 500 meters away from where I used to live. Russian Federation keeps attacking Kharkov nightly firing a few guided missiles from Belgorod region (40+ kilometers away). People from Belgorod, Russian Federation see outgoing missiles and write into Telegram IM chat: “Hey, another one is heading to you”, then…

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Windows 11 Virtual Video Camera

Just a quick hookup of my test Media Foundation media source into new Windows 11 MFCreateVirtualCamera API. Software video source is presented by Windows 11 as a video capture device. Finally, there is a nice way to create virtual cameras, even though Windows 11 (Windows Build 22000) is a minimal requirement. Application produced video stream…

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