Kicking off this week in Los Angeles is SIGGRAPH 2015, the computer graphics industry’s annual professional conference. As the biggest graphics event of the year this show has become the Khronos Group’s favorite venue for delivering news about the state and development of OpenGL, and this year’s show is no exception. This week will see Khronos delivering news on both OpenGL and OpenGL ES, along with the formation of the OpenGL SC 2.0 working group. OpenGL ES 3.2 Starting things off, we have the announcement of OpenGL ES 3.2. The latest version of OpenGL’s embedded variant is receiving a new revision this week, bringing the API up to version 3.2. With OpenGL ES 3.2, Khronos will officially be rolling the feature set of the Android Extension Pack...
Along with updates on OpenGL, Khronos is also offering a status update on the development of Vulkan at this year’s SIGGRAPH show. Khronos’s next-generation low-level API was announced last...26 by Ryan Smith on 8/10/2015
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Taking place this week is SIGGRAPH 2014, the graphics industry’s yearly professional event. As the biggest graphics event of the year this show has become the Khronos Group’s favorite...3 by Ryan Smith on 8/11/2014
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