Leveraging the Hardware JPEG Decoder and NVIDIA nvJPEG Library on NVIDIA A100 GPUs

Originally published at: https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/leveraging-hardware-jpeg-decoder-and-nvjpeg-on-a100/

According to surveys, the average person produces 1.2 trillion images that are captured by either a phone or a digital camera. The storage of such images, especially in high-resolution raw format, uses lots of memory. JPEG refers to the Joint Photographic Experts Group, which celebrated its 25th birthday in 2017. The JPEG standard specifies the…