Bug 4982 - hardware accelerated encoding
Summary: hardware accelerated encoding
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: ThinLinc
Classification: Unclassified
Component: VNC (show other bugs)
Version: trunk
Hardware: PC Unknown
: P2 Normal
Target Milestone: LowPrio
Assignee: Pierre Ossman
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Blocks: performance
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Reported: 2014-02-05 13:38 CET by Pierre Ossman
Modified: 2014-04-22 14:01 CEST (History)
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Description Pierre Ossman cendio 2014-02-05 13:38:55 CET
It may be interesting to offload encoding of VNC data to some kind of more dedicated hardware. It would offload the CPU, and might also provide more performance than the CPU is capable off.

We would have to be careful about not becoming overly reliant on such help though, and not ending up requiring one specific vendor.
Comment 1 Pierre Ossman cendio 2014-02-05 13:39:49 CET
AMD has released code to access a H.264 encoder on their GPUs:


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