Tag: Media Foundation

GStreamer & Media Foundation

More of unusual stuff: mix of Media Foundation pipeline, with a custom media source specifically, with GStreamer pipeline. It appears that with all bulkiness of GStreamer runtime, the framework remains open for integrations and flexible for a mix of pre-built and custom components. PoC push source plugin on top of Media Foundation media session and…

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Incorrect video output of NVIDIA H.264 Encoder MFT

I mentioned issues in AMD’s and Intel’s video encoding related drivers, APIs and integration components. Now I switched development box video card to NVIDIA’s and immediately hit their glitch too. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER offers really fast video encoder and consumer hardware from AMD and Intel is simply nowhere near. 3840×2160@144 video can be…

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Heterogeneous Media Foundation pipelines

Just a small test here to feature use of multiple GPUs within single Media Foundation pipeline. The initial idea here is pretty simple: quite so many systems are equipped with multiple GPUs, some have “free” onboard Intel GPU idling in presence of regular video card. Some other systems have integrated “iGPU” and discrete “dGPU” seamlessly…

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Microsoft “FaceTracker” Face Detection in form of Telegram bot

Microsoft Windows operating systems come with built-in API for face tracking in Windows.Media.FaceAnalysis Namespace. It is available since Windows 10 “Threshold 1” build 1507 even though it is probably not the most popular API for a few reasons but maybe most important is that like some other new additions, the API addresses UWP development. Nonetheless,…

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