Tag: Video

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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Hardware accelerated JPEG video decoder MFT from AMD

Video GPU vendors (AMD, Intel, NVIDIA) ship their hardware with drivers, which in turn provide hardware-assisted decoder for JPEG (also known as MJPG and MJPEG. and Motion JPEG) video in form-factor of a Media Foundation Transform (MFT). JPEG is not included in DirectX Video Acceleration (DXVA) 2.0 specification, however hardware carries implementation for the decoder.…

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AMD PowerXpress/Enduro switchable graphics DXGI issue

Yesterday I wrote about the NVIDIA Optimus problem with DXGI where Output Protection Manager API reported Intel certificate for NVIDIA DXGI adapter. AMD hybrid graphics known as “PowerXpress” (and most recently as “Enduro”) exhibits the same behavior: Adapters AMD Radeon HD 8850M Intel(R) HD Graphics Family Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8850M Vendor Identifier: 0x1002 […]…

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