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Khronos Publishes Their SIGGRAPH 2015 Slides

While there isn't anything new compared to what was already covered on Phoronix earlier this month from the SIGGRAPH graphics conference, The Khronos Group has now published all of their slides, including about Vulkan.

31 August 2015 - SIGGRAPH 15 - Add A Comment
Khronos Announces A Data Format Specification

The Khronos Group, the organization behind OpenGL, OpenCL, Vulkan, and others, today announced a standard data format specification that's aptly called the "Khronos Data Format Specification 1.0."

29 July 2015 - Khronos Data Format - 8 Comments
OpenCV 3.0 Released: The Most Functional & Fastest Yet

Version 3.0 of the Open Computer Vision library is now available. The release announcement reads, "With a great pleasure and great relief OpenCV team finally announces OpenCV 3.0 gold release, the most functional and the fastest OpenCV ever. And yet it’s very stable too – all the thousands of tests that we created during the project + many new tests pass successfully on Windows, Linux and Mac, x64 and ARM."

4 June 2015 - OpenCV 3.0 - 5 Comments
Khronos Group Releases Final SYCL 1.2 Specification

The Khronos Group today announced the official release of the SYCL 1.2 specification. SYCL is the Khronos Group's single-source heterogeneous programming language that serves as an abstraction layer for utilizing OpenCL while writing standard C++ code.

11 May 2015 - SYCL 1.2 - 2 Comments
A Provisional Specification To SPIR-V

In continuation to the article this morning on Khronos announcing OpenCL 2.1, the Vulkan graphics API, and SPIR-V, a provisional specification on SPIR-V is now available for interested developers.

3 March 2015 - SPIR-V - 5 Comments
5 March Will Be A Very Exciting Day For Next-Gen OpenGL

Earlier this month a GDC 2015 session was listed for showing off "glNext", the next-generation OpenGL. This major advancement for a cross-platform, multi-purpose graphics API is going to be presented by Valve, Epic Games, Unity, and the Khronos Group, among others. Besides the GDC session for glNext, on the same day they'll be having a separate event about this new API.

16 February 2015 - glNext - 45 Comments
Khronos Needs Your Help Naming The Next-Generation OpenGL

Since last year the Khronos Group and their partners have been busy working on "OpenGL-Next" as the first huge overhaul to the OpenGL API and designed to compete with AMD's Mantle, Microsoft DirectX 12, and Apple's Metal. They're still working towards this new API but they need your help.

16 January 2015 - OpenGL Survey - Add A Comment

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