Video Conferencing using Intel® Media SDK

ID 660508
Updated 4/30/2013
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Features / Description

The Intel® Media Software Development Kit (Intel® Media SDK) Video Conferencing Sample demonstrates how to use Intel® Media SDK API features, intended for generic video conferencing tasks.

  • How to configure Intel® Media SDK Encode for generating low latency bit stream
  • How to recover from situation when receiving part couldn’t decode some frame due to network packets loss
  • How to change target bitrate of Intel® Media SDK Encode dynamically
  • How to force Intel® Media SDK Encode to insert a key frame at particular position out of predefined GOP structure
  • How to force Intel® Media SDK Encode to create long term reference from particular frame
  • How to use per frame mode QP (quantization parameter)
  • How to enable Microsoft* Lync* Features (temporal scalability)
  • How to enable Reference Picture Marking Repetition SEI
  • How to change encoding resolution dynamically

The Intel® Media SDK Video Conferencing Sample supports the following video formats:

input (uncompressed) YUV420*
output (compressed) H.264 (AVC)

Note: For format YUV420, the Intel® Media SDK Video Conferencing Sample assumes the order Y, U, V in the input file.

System Requirements


  • IA-32 or Intel® 64 architecture processors with the Intel® Core™ processor or later is required for this Developer’s release.
  • 200 MB free hard disk space for this release.
  • The software implementation DLLs, libmfxsw32.dll and libmfxsw64.dll, requires compatible IA-32 or Intel® 64 architecture processor with support for Intel® Streaming SIMD Extensions 2 instructions.


  • Microsoft* Windows* Vista* with Service Pack 2, or Microsoft* Windows* 7 Operating System
  • Microsoft* Visual* C++ 2005 with Service Pack 1 or more recent version of this tool

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