Promoter Members


Any company is encouraged to join the Khronos Group to participate in the development of open standards for mobile and desktop media technologies. Pricing chart

Three levels at which an individual, company or academic institution can participate in Khronos Group activity:

  • Academic Contributors - have full API working group participation but no voting rights.
  • Contributors - have full API working group participation and voting rights, and generous marketing benefits.
  • Promoters - act as the "Board of Directors" to set the direction of the Group, with final specification ratification voting rights.
  • Member List - View a current and simply list of Khronos members

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Advanced Micro Devices is a leading global provider of innovative microprocessor solutions for computing, graphics and consumer electronics markets. The AMD Imageon product family of media processors provides high-quality, feature-rich 2D & OpenGL ES-accelerated 3D graphics, gaming, video applications and support a variety of multimedia features necessary for today's mobile consumer.   For more information, please visit http://www.amd.com.

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Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning desktop and notebook computers, OS X operating system, and iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital music revolution with its iPod portable music players and iTunes online music store.
  For more information, please visit http://www.apple.com/.

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ARM

ARM is the industry's leading provider of 16/32-bit embedded RISC microprocessor solutions. The company licenses its high-performance, low-cost, power-efficient RISC processors, peripherals and system-on-chip (SoC) designs to leading international electronics companies. ARM also provides comprehensive support required in developing a complete system. ARM's microprocessor cores are rapidly becoming a volume RISC standard in such markets as portable communications, hand-held computing, multimedia digital consumer and embedded solutions.   For more information, please visit http://www.arm.com.

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Epic Games develops cutting-edge games and cross-platform game engine technology. Epic’s "Gears of War" series has sold over 12 million copies and won over 30 Game of the Year awards. Epic's Unreal Engine 3 is the four-time winner and Hall of Fame inductee for Game Developer’s Best Engine Front Line Award. Unreal Engine 3 has also been recognized as the number one game engine by Develop magazine.   For more information, please visit http://epicgames.com/.

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Imagination Technologies Group plc is an international IP licensing company that develops, licenses and supplies market-leading 2D/3D graphics, digital video, digital signal processing, audio and speech technologies for the consumer entertainment and PC markets. It supplies both licensable IP (Intellectual Property) and advanced development tools to leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies worldwide. Imagination Technologies Group plc has its corporate headquarters in the United Kingdom and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange (FTSE:IMG).   For more information, please visit http://www.imgtec.com or www.powervrinsider.com.

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Intel supplies the computing and communications industries with chips, boards, systems, and software building blocks that are the "ingredients" of computers, servers and networking and communications products. Intel is a strong contributor to the OpenMAX standard.   For more information, please visit http://www.intel.com.

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Nokia

Nokia is the world leader in mobile communications. Backed by its experience, innovation, user-friendliness and secure solutions, the company has become the leading supplier of mobile phones and a leading supplier of mobile, fixed and IP networks. By adding mobility to the Internet Nokia creates new opportunities for companies and further enriches the daily lives of people. Nokia is a broadly held company with listings on six major exchanges.   For more information, please visit http://www.nokia.com/.

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NVIDIA is the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, a high-performance processor which generates breathtaking, interactive graphics on workstations, personal computers, game consoles and mobile devices. NVIDIA serves the entertainment and consumer market with its GeForce graphics products, the professional design and visualization market with its Quadro® graphics products, the high-performance computing market with its Tesla™ computing solutions products and the mobile market with its Tegra™ application processors. All NVIDIA products extensively support Khronos open standard APIs.   For more information, please visit http://www.nvidia.com.

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QUALCOMM is a leading designer and supplier of CDMA chipsets and system software, and their digital and wireless innovations have transformed cell phones into small, sophisticated computers running Internet and multimedia software.   For more information, please visit http://www.qualcomm.com/.

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Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading provider of wireless phones and the world's largest producer of color monitors, color TVs, memory chips, TFT-LCDs and VCRs. Samsung will use OpenGL ES and OpenMAX to implement solution involving graphics and multimedia applications for its various products and solutions.   For more information, please visit http://www.samsung.com/.

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Sony Computer Entertainment

Recognized as the global leader and company responsible for the progression of consumer-based computer entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) manufactures, distributes and markets the PlayStation® game console, the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system and the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) system. PlayStation has revolutionized home entertainment by introducing advanced 3D graphic processing, and PlayStation 2 further enhances the PlayStation legacy as the core of home networked entertainment. PSP is a handheld entertainment system that allows users to enjoy 3D games, with high-quality full-motion video, and high-fidelity stereo audio. PS3 is an advanced computer system, incorporating the state-of-the-art Cell processor with super computer like power. SCEI, along with its subsidiary divisions Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC., Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., and Sony Computer Entertainment Korea Inc. develops, publishes, markets and distributes software, and manages the third party licensing programs for these platforms in the respective markets worldwide. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SCEI is an independent business unit of the Sony Group.   For more information, please visit http://www.sony.com/.

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Vivante Corporation is a privately held fabless semiconductor company providing graphics and media accelerating processors and software for the handheld, wireless and embedded device market. Combining low power architecture and design with dynamic power management, Vivante’s media processors bring state of the art desktop PC quality to handheld and embedded device market.   For more information, please visit http://www.vivantecorp.com.

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