TransGaming Joins Industry Leaders as Khronos Group Member
Toronto, Canada – (Khronos Group March 28, 2008) - TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V: TNG), a leading developer of portability and graphics technologies has become a Khronos™ Group Contributing Member, joining over one hundred industry leading technology companies. TransGaming will participate and vote with all Members in the ongoing development and promotion of open standards for the authoring and acceleration of dynamic media on platforms ranging from embedded systems to high-performance desktop and workstation systems.
“We are delighted that TransGaming has joined the Khronos Group, bringing valuable software vendor perspective to the desktop OpenGL standards process,” said Neil Trevett, president of the Khronos Group and vice president of mobile content at NVIDIA. “The experience and hard work of members like TransGaming enable Khronos to push forward the OpenGL standard to enable even richer 3D applications across a wide variety of platforms.”
TransGaming is a premier entertainment and graphics software provider widely recognized for the Cider and Cedega Portability Engines. All of TransGaming’s portability products rely heavily on OpenGL to provide a robust and high performance standard graphics interface on targeted platforms. The company has substantial experience working with OpenGL and brings extensive technical knowledge of game-engine technology and graphics systems to Khronos and the OpenGL ARB.
“TransGaming has joined the Khronos Group to help advance and influence the OpenGL standard. Through Khronos TransGaming will aid the evolution of OpenGL, which is critical to the success of our gaming and entertainment products. As a contributing member, we will participate in the evolution of these open standard APIs to ensure that all ISVs are able to take full advantage of the capabilities of their hardware, regardless of their platform of choice,” commented Gavriel State, Founder and CTO of TransGaming.
TransGaming is ‘Broadening the Playing Field’ for consumer technologies, and working with Khronos will ensure development standards continue to enable products that meet or exceed consumer demands.
About TransGaming, Inc.
TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V: TNG), is a leader in the development of unique software portability products that facilitate the deployment of games across multiple platforms. TransGaming’s portability technologies significantly reduce the time-to-market for and costs associated with multi-platform game releases. TransGaming works with many of the industry’s leading developers and publishers to enable their games on the Mac and Linux operating systems, and currently markets its products under four brand names: Cider (Mac), Cedega (Linux), SwiftShader (Graphics), and GameTreeOnline.com (Retail). TransGaming is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and maintains a research and development center in Ottawa, Canada. To learn more about TransGaming’s products visit www.transgaming.com.
About The Khronos Group
The Khronos Group is a member-funded industry consortium focused on the creation of open standards such as OpenKODE™, OpenGL® ES, OpenMAX™, OpenVG™, OpenSL ES™, OpenML™ and COLLADA™ to enable the authoring and acceleration of dynamic media on a wide variety of platforms and devices. All Khronos members are able to contribute to the development of Khronos specifications, are empowered to vote at various stages before public deployment, and are able to accelerate the delivery of their cutting-edge media platforms and applications through early access to specification drafts and conformance tests. More information is available at www.khronos.org.
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