Accelerating JPEG 2000 Decoding for Digital Pathology and Satellite Images Using the nvJPEG2000 Library

Originally published at: Accelerating JPEG 2000 Decoding for Digital Pathology and Satellite Images Using the nvJPEG2000 Library | NVIDIA Developer Blog

JPEG 2000 (.jp2, .jpg2, .j2k) is an image compression standard defined by the Joint Photographers Expert Group (JPEG) as the more flexible successor to the still popular JPEG standard. Part 1 of the JPEG 2000 standard, which forms the core coding system, was first approved in August 2002. To date, the standard has expanded to…

nvJPEG2000 library provides decoding for JPEG 2000 formatted images used by researcher in digital pathology, remote sensing applications and medical imaging.
Key Features

  • Support for Lossy and Lossless format decompression
  • Digital Pathology / GeoSat Imaging – Tile partial decoding, multi tile supports