Red Hat joins The Khronos Group

Red Hat's Christian Schaller posted a blog entry announcing their Khronos Membership. "The reason we are joining is because of all the important changes that are happening in Graphics and GPU compute these days and our wish to have more direct input of the direction of some of these technologies" wrote Christian.    Read More

High-performance Visualisation Using OpenGL/WebGL at International Symposium in Australia

Dr Tomasz Bednarz currently works as a Principal Research Fellow at the QUT Science and Engineering Faculty, and finds time to run the Brisbane GPU Meet-up group and the Khronos Brisbane Chapter. Tomasz will be giving a workshop on High-performance Visualisation Using OpenGL/WebGL. This workshop will provide introduction to OpenGL and will include introductions and hands-on exercises to basic concepts of hardware rendered graphics, shader language and WebGL. Short introductions to OpenCL and new Vulkan APIs will be also showcased.   Read More

CAD Society announces 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award to Jon Peddie

CAD Society announces 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award to Jon Peddie

The CAD Society has awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award to Jon Peddie of JPR and GraphicSpeak based on his research and publications around 3D graphics technology. The award is given “in recognition of his outstanding lifelong pioneering, consulting, and analysis service dedicated to advancing the underappreciated pixel.” Jon Peddie has been a long time friend and partner of The Khronos Group, and we'd like to congratulate him on this great achievement.   Read More

Khronos UK Chapter meeting at LLVM conference in Goldsmiths University of London

Samsung R&D Institute UK invites you to the next meeting of the Khronos UK Chapter on Tuesday 14th April , taking place during the LLVM conference in the New Academic Building at Goldsmiths, University of London. The meeting will focus on how SPIR-V is a cornerstone of the new Vulkan and OpenCL 2.1 APIs recently announced by Khronos, how SPIR-V evolved from LLVM IR and why a binary intermediate language is important to the industry. Meeting starts at 1PM.   Read More

Acceleware offering two OpenCL Training Courses in Calgary and Montreal

Acceleware will be offering two 4-day training courses in Canada. The first course will be in Calgary Alberta from May 26-29, 2015. The second course will be offered in Montreal, June 9-12, 2015. These professional four day courses are designed for programmers who are looking to develop comprehensive skills in writing and optimizing applications that fully leverage data parallel processing capabilities of GPUs.   Read More

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