Chip Shot: Intel Media SDK 2012 Now Available

Today Intel released Intel® Media SDK 2012, the latest version of the cross-platform software development kit for media applications, including video playback, editing and conversion software. Intel Media SDK provides developers with a simple API to create media applications along with sample apps and source code documentation and access to Intel® Quick Sync Video, which enables hardware acceleration to significantly speed up media conversion on Intel® Architecture. Now optimized for 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors, Intel Media SDK 2012 introduces transcode enhancements that increases video compression performance and accelerates video conferencing applications with lower latency and dynamic bit rate control.