SIGGRAPH 2016 kicks off today in Anaheim, California! It will hopefully be an interesting week with news excepted from the likes of The Khronos Group and others.
Many have hypothesized in the past about implementing full OpenGL for graphics over OpenCL -- or now, implementing OpenGL directly over Vulkan -- while Glare Technologies with their Indigo renderer appears to be one of the first renderers to achieve 100% GPU rendering over OpenCL.
Next week is SIGGRAPH while taking place now in Anaheim, California is the Web3D Conference. From this conference focused around 3D graphics for the web, the glTF 1.0.1 specification was released and more.
There is less than two weeks to go until SIGGRAPH 2016 kicks off in Anaheim, California.
With WWDC happening this week, in addition to the macOS Sierra and iOS 10 news, there's also a bit of low-level tech of interest to us: Apple File-System.
The Vulkan DevDay UK event happened at the end of May in Cambridge while now the slides are available.
Yet again with today's GeForce GTX 1080 Linux review there were multiple people asking "why XYZ Linux game wasn't tested", a recurring topic now over the past several years.
The HSA Foundation today announced version 1.1 of the Heterogeneous System Architecture.
Taking place last month in Vienna was the International Workshop on OpenCL (IWOCL) where much could be learned about this open computing language specification from The Khronos Group.
Neil Trevett, President of The Khronos Group, presented at the International Workshop on OpenCL (IWOCL) last month in Vienna about the state of the union for OpenCL.
The Khronos Group announced the release this Monday morning of the OpenVX 1.1 specification for computer vision acceleration.
Eve is short for the Efficient Video Encoder and reportedly offers much better results than existing video encoders for Google's VP9 format.
This week the Khronos Group released the provisional specification of OpenCL 2.2 and SPIR-V 1.1 while today from the Aviation Electronics Europe in Munich they announced the release of he OpenGL SC 2.0 specification.
The Khronos Group today announced the provisional specification of OpenCL 2.2 with OpenCL C++ kernel language support. The provisional specifications include OpenCL 2.2, SYCL 2.2, and SPIR-V 1.1.
CG Internals has released version 2.0 of glbinding, the cross-platform, open-source C++ binding to the OpenGL API.
The interesting slides from this month's Game Developers Conference (GDC) are now available online.
VESA has published the DisplayPort 1.4 standard version today.
With many Phoronix readers being curious about reverse-engineering graphics drivers for open-source enablement, along the same lines you may also be curious about how reverse-engineering is done with video formats / video decoding by multimedia applications.
The Video Electronics Standards Association announced Display Stream Compression 1.2 today as the newest DSC standard.
Zlib is likely the most widely-used data compression library on open-source systems, but it's now at great risk of becoming obsoleted by more modern codecs for data compression.
As there have been a number of readers inquiring about it recently, HTTPS support is now enabled by default, assuming you are a premium member.
Any OpenSSH client released in the past six years is prone to two vulnerabilities by malicious SSH servers that could cause memory disclosures and a buffer overflow.
For those that haven't been paying attention to SPIR-V as the new intermediate representation that makes up OpenCL 2.1+ and Vulkan, here's various details about this newest Khronos Group specification you may not be familiar with now that Khronos formally released OpenCL 2.1 and SPIR-V 1.0..
The Khronos Group has formally released the OpenCL 2.1 and SPIR-V 1.0 specifications coinciding with this year's SuperComputing conference in Austin.
Just ahead of the Super Computing SC15 conference beginning tomorrow in Austin, the OpenMP 4.5 specification has been finalized.
The Khronos Group has made public their slides from the 2015 SIGGRAPH ASIA conference that took place earlier this month.
VESA has just announced the latest version of their Embedded DisplayPort specification, eDP 1.4b, which marks Embedded DisplayPort 1.4 as now being under a "production-ready" status with this standard being in development for over two years.
The Khronos Group has announced this morning that they've finalized the 1.0 specification for glTF, the GL Transmission Format.
The Creative Commons has announced that their BY-SA 4.0 license has been found to be one-way compatible with the GPLv3 license.
If you're curious how the open-source VP9 codec performs for video encoding and decoding comparing to H.264 and H.265/HEVC, there's some interesting numbers out this weekend.
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