Khronos Releases SYCL 1.2 Final Specification

The Khronos Group announced the ratification and public release of the finalized SYCL 1.2 specification. SYCL for OpenCL enables code for heterogeneous processors to be written in a "single-source" style using completely standard C++. The multi-vendor SYCL 1.2 standard is available royalty-free for industry use, and the full specification together with details about the SYCL conformance test suite and Adopters Program can be found on the Khronos Group SYCL page.   Read More

Upcoming Khronos Chapter meetups for June

Khronos Group Chapters will be hosting 2 meet ups this coming June. Our very active London Chapter will be hosting a WebGL meet up on June 2nd at Skillsmatter. We'd also like to ask you to welcome our latest Chapter addition in Milano Italy! The Milano Chapter will be holding a series of meet ups on Saturdays from June 2nd until June 27th. Khronos Chapters are local groups of Khronos API users who get together on a regular basis to expand their understanding of Khronos APIs, share their technical achievements, and socialize with like-minded colleagues. If you are interested in becoming a Chapter Leader, please take a look at our Khronos Chapter Website.   Read More

Intel Graphics Performance Analyzers includes expanded Frame Analyzer for OpenGL ES

The Intel GPA now includes an expanded Frame Analyzer for OpenGL ES that includes performance optimization functionality. Developers can also run the System Analyzer and Platform Analyzer applications to analyze Android targets (Intel or ARM architecture) running OpenGL ES v1.0-3.1 from Windows 7/ 8.1 hosts as well as from Apple OS X 10.7, 10.8 or Ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 host systems.   Read More

OpenVX tutorial in conjunction with CVPR Boston

OpenVX tutorial in conjunction with CVPR Boston

CVPR is the premier annual Computer Vision event comprising the main CVPR conference and several co-located workshops and short courses. The Khronos Group OpenVX working group members Victor Erukhimov from Itseez, Kari Pulli from Light and Thierry Lepley from NVIDIA will be presenting. The tutorial will focus on a tracking algorithm implemented with OpenVX. At the end of the session, participants will know how to develop code with OpenVX, and optimize for performance.   Read More

Please welcome our new Khronos Milano Chapter, with their first meetup Saturday June 6th! ow.ly/Nr2NK #WebGL
Khronos Chapter meetup: WebGL: Light and shadow made easy... with Three.js London ow.ly/Noq7N
We've merged the COLLADA Forums into the main Khronos forums. khr.io/khrforums
An open source two-day lecture course for teaching and learning OpenCL ow.ly/Nhzc8
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@OpenVX working group members to present a tutorial at CVPR in Boston on June 7th
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