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Monday, October 28 • 11:30 - 12:05
V4L2: A Status Update - Hans Verkuil, Cisco Systems Norway

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Since the beginning of 2018 a lot of work has been put into improving the V4L2 subsystem. The main addition was the Request API, which is required for stateless hardware codecs, and will help improve complex camera pipelines. Codecs in general saw a lot of attention and our virtual drivers (such as the new vicodec driver) are now being used in test frameworks. So it is time to present an overview of the current state of V4L2 and what can be expected from it in the future.


Hans Verkuil

Sr. R&D Software Engineer, Cisco Systems Norway
Hans Verkuil started contributing patches to the MPEG encoder/decoder ivtv driver in early 2004 and it snowballed from there. Since 2013 he is a video4linux co-maintainer responsible for V4L2 bridge drivers and video receivers and transmitters. Since 2016, he also maintains the HDMI... Read More →

Monday October 28, 2019 11:30 - 12:05
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