Media Demos



Media Demos





2D / 3D Hardware accelerated graphics allows new presentation forms of traditional 2D video content.
With BS Contact 6.2 and hardware shaders its possible to apply custom image processing algorithms to video streams on the fly.



Composition with Videos:

The videos referered here are game trailers, it will take some time to download them.

Animated boxes with 1 video

Animated boxes with 2 videos

Matrix Tunnel

Video particle system

Video on animated Surface with environment mapping

Gridded movie





Additional Media types for Direct X Media

The Microsoft Direct X Media frame works supports different plugins:

MPEG-2 Video
The Windows Direct Show subsystem does not include an MPEG-2 Video / DVD decoder.

One from Elecard is available at Moonlight.


MPEG-4 Video

An decoder is needed like XVID or DIVX www.divx.com

Example: DIVX AVI on random faces (DIVX Video, MP3 Audio)


Windowsmedia latest media player updates and some tools.

OGG Vorbis

An Direct Show decoder is required, see tobias.everwicked.com for download

Example: OGG Vorbis sound with particles


Additional sources for decoders and tools:



QuickTime MOV

MOV files can be played by installing a QuickTime Direct Show Filter.

See http://www.k-litecodecpack.com/ QuickTime Alternative


Intel Indeo

Intel Indeo AVI codecs are no longer shipped with Windows XP, they can obtained from Ligos.


Real Media


Windows Media

Direct streaming using mms:// protocol - Media linked from bmwfilms.com

See Windows Media Encoder for serving streams.

Animated GIF

mirrored Fire