[vlc-devel] [PATCH] access module for BlackMagic SDI cards

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Tue Sep 28 14:21:32 CEST 2010

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 01:07:34AM +0200, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote :
> Updated patch attached. The changes are cosmetic only.

> Adds a driver for the BlackMagic DeckLink series of SDI cards (input only).
> It requires BlackMagic's proprietary (but free-to-download) SDK to compile
> and run. I've only tested it on Linux -- the Windows API is very similar but
> not identical, so some adjustments will probably have to happen if anybody
> wants this to work on Windows. (Windows users can, AFAIK, already access the
> card via DirectShow, though.) It supports multiple cards, all the various
> A/V inputs and video modes including setting field dominance and multichannel
> input (2, 8 or 16 channels).

What is the license of the libraries of this SDK?

Else, nothing special about the patch. Maybe someone more knowledgeable
can comment.

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
+33 672 704 734

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