[vlc-devel] GSoC Project : GPU decoding

Andre-John Mas ajmas at sympatico.ca
Mon May 18 20:51:51 CEST 2009

On 18-May-2009, at 14:42, Etienne Membrives wrote:

> Hello everybody,
> I'm Etienne Membrives, a 2nd year student in engineering at the Ecole
> Centrale Paris. It's my first Summer of Code, I'm doing it with
> VideoLAN, and I'm very happy to be here. My IRC nickname is “Sterops”.
> My project will be on implementing GPU decoding support for HD videos,
> mainly by using VA-API from Intel. My mentor is Jean-Paul Saman.
> I've made a wiki page [1] for the project.
> Best regards,
> --  
> Etienne Membrives ~ Sterops
> [1] http://wiki.videolan.org/SoC_2009/GPU_Decoding_Support


I am just curious as to the choice of VA-API and how this could  
be migrated to use OpenCL. I ask the question, as OpenCL promises to
cover more architectures than those originating from Intel. Of course
VA-API is probably more mature at this point in time.


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