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- 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.
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3D Inc., located in Shin-Yokohama Japan, has historically focused on real-time 3D graphics technology. Its main product "REMO" offers high quality 3D graphics, simple workflow, light-weight and flexible real-time 3D application development based on OpenGL ES 1.x/2.x, for automotive, mobile, simulation, scientific visualization, amusement, advertisement and any other 3D graphics application. For more information, please visit http://www.ddd.co.jp/.
AdasWorks develops artificial intelligence-based software for self-driving cars to make automated driving safe and affordable. Our software framework fuses multiple car sensors from cameras to radars in order to provide advanced driver assistance and automated driving applications. As a Khronos member, we are interested in accelerating computer vision and artificial intelligence algorithms on current and future hardware architectures. For more information, please visit http://adasworks.com.
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Altera Corporation is the leader in innovative custom logic solutions, and has been ever since inventing the world's first reprogrammable logic device in 1984. For more information, please visit http://altera.com/.
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Demand for the relay of information via graphics and sounds have been increasingly lately. Display systems implemented in embedded systems in the 21st century, which include amusement systems such as Pachinko and POS system, kiosk terminals, digital signage, monitoring and security systems, measurement instruments, and medical equipment, require semiconductors that support high resolution and high definition while offering low cost, high reliability, and the guarantee of stable supply. Axell Corporation considers our information communication systems, which use our products as key devices, to be more than just information communication tools, and expect them to provide "memories that stimulate emotions." This is the spirit with which we develop our graphics and sound LSIs. For more information, please visit http://www.axell.co.jp/en/index.html.
Axis Communications is the market-leader in digital video surveillance products. Contributing to standard programming interfaces will help in-house and third-party application developers and keep the choice and design of accelerated hardware engines free. For more information, please visit http://axis.com.
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Blizzard Entertainment is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software widely recognized for the high quality of its products. The company has substantial experience working with OpenGL for games such as Diablo II, Warcraft III, and World of Warcraft, and its developers bring extensive knowledge of game-engine development to the Khronos OpenGL effort. For more information, please visit http://www.blizzard.com.
Broadcom Corporation is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor solutions that enable broadband communications and networking of voice, video and data services. For more information, please visit http://www.broadcom.com.
Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today’s integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP, and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with sales offices, design centers, and research facilities around the world to serve the global electronics industry. For more information, please visit http://www.cadence.com/.
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CEVA is the world’s leading licensor of DSP cores and platform solutions for vision, audio,communications and connectivity (Wi-Fi and Bluetooth). For more than twenty years, CEVA has been licensing a portfolio of DSPs, platforms and software to leading semiconductor vendors and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) companies worldwide. CEVA-XM4™ is the 4th generation imaging and computer vision programmable processor IP from CEVA, designed to bring human-like vision and visual perception to embedded systems. CEVA-XM4 enables the three key elements of intelligent vision processing: 3D vision, Computational Photography, Visual Perception and Analytics all in real-time, low power systems. For more information, please visit http://ceva-dsp.com/.
Codeplay provide advanced compiler technology for the next generation of highly parallel processors. Codeplay is currently developing a generic shader compiler engine to be customized for individual hardware architectures. Codeplay's expertise is in providing high-performance optimizing compilers for digital media processors. For more information, please visit http://www.codeplay.com.
Collabora is the software consultancy specialized in bringing companies and the Open Source software community together. Collabora combines years of Open Source software experience with an understanding of the challenges businesses face every day with software development. Collabora helps with graphics applications and products requirements across all industries. For more information, please visit http://collabora.com.
Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual and affordable solutions. In 2014, the corporation generated preliminary sales of approximately €34.5 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tires, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs more than 190,000 people in 49 countries. As one of the worlds leading companies for automotive information management and intelligent transportation systems, Continental uses Khronos standards to provide world-class, GPU-accelerated instrument clusters, multifunctional displays and head-up displays, infotainment systems and many more. We are happy to be involved in the development of the next generation Khronos APIs to enable the digital driving experience of tomorrow. For more information, please visit http://continental-corporation.com.
Core Avionics and Industrial (“CoreAVI”), a Channel One company, provides “program ready” embedded graphics and video processors to mil-aero and high reliability embedded systems manufacturers. A worldwide provider of AMD graphics processors and SoC products, CoreAVI’s products includes 20+ year supply management, temperature-screened versions of AMD Radeon™ discrete graphics and embedded graphics drivers to enable AMD Radeon and SoC graphics support for real time operating systems. Additionally, CoreAVI provides FAA DO-254 and DO-178B (up to Design Assurance Level A) certification evidence for safety critical environments. For more information, please visit http://www.coreavi.com/.
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DMP is a world-class leader for embedded 3D/2D graphics solutions. DMP’s PICA graphics IP core based on the OpenGL ES and OpenVG standard provides super high quality and performance, while supporting low system cost and power consumption. PICA fits the broad range of SoC (System on Chip) applications such as amusement, car infotainment, mobile phones, game consoles, and digital appliances. For more information, please visit http://www.dmprof.com.
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Gaijin Entertainment is the largest independent video game developer in Russia. From the day it was founded in 2002 Gaijin Entertainment has been using the latest graphic technologies in all its projects which were awarded with many prizes. By virtue of OpenGL support in our own games we unite users of a great variety of platforms in one game world. For more information, please visit http://gaijin.ru.
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International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM) is a multinational computer technology and consulting corporation. IBM is the largest information technology employer in the world. IBM Researchers have been recognized with 5 Nobel prizes, and 6 Turing awards. IBM manufactures and sells computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure services, hosting services, and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. ( IBM is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation ). For more information, please visit http://www.ibm.com/.
Itseez creates new technologies and provides consulting services in the area of computer vision. We are known as the developer of the OpenCV that is the most widely used computer vision software library. We provide services for implementing cross-platform computer vision algorithms and optimizing them for hardware architectures. Itseez is working on creating a hardware abstraction layer that will enable a better interaction between hardware and computer vision algorithms. For more information, please visit http://itseez.com/.
KDAB, provides Qt and OpenGL consulting, design and training services for embedded, mobile and desktop development. We offer Qt optimizations for Windows CE, Android, iOS, QNX and embedded Linux. We can help you integrate, debug and optimize or port your code from legacy GUI- toolkits to Qt and OpenGL. We have delivered hundreds of successful Qt and OpenGL projects worldwide and professionally trained thousands of developers. KDAB is deeply involved with the OpenGL layers of the Qt Project and is the main developer of the Qt3D 2 module providing an easy to use, yet flexible abstraction on top of OpenGL. For more information, please visit http://kdab.com/.
Kishonti Ltd. provides cross-platform software solutions and performance optimization services based on the Khronos Group Standards and also on vendor-specific APIs. The company develops a family of performance analytics tools for OpenGL, OpenGL ES and Vulkan (GFXBench) and OpenCL (CompuBench). For more information, please visit http://www.kishontiinformatics.com/.
Kyungpook National University provides several courses related to embedded systems and software. It also focuses on the development of high performance graphics libraries, currently by Mobile Graphics Lab(http://mobilegraphicslab.knu.ac.kr/). Many professors and researchers will join soon. For more information, please visit http://mobilegraphicslab.knu.ac.kr/.
LG Electronics is a major global player in electronics & telecommunications, operating 72 subsidiaries around the world with over 55,000 employees worldwide. LG Electronics focuses on Digital TV, CD-RW, DVD, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM Drives, PCs, Monitors, Mobile Handsets, CRTs and PDPs. LG Electronics is strengthening core competencies even more to further its reputation as a digital leader in electronic products and equipment. For more information, please visit http://www.lge.com/.
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Marvell is the market and technology leader in storage, communications and consumer silicon solutions. The Company's diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless, and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure, including enterprise, metro, home, and storage networking. For more information, please visit http://www.marvell.com.
Innovators in digital video hardware and software for broadcasters, post facilities, A/V professionals, and videographers. For more information, please visit http://matrox.com/.
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MediaTek Inc. is a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions. The company is a market leader and pioneer in cutting-edge SOC system solutions for wireless communications, high-definition TV, optical storage, DVD and Blu-ray products. Founded in 1997 and listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange under the code "2454", MediaTek is headquartered in Taiwan and has sales and research subsidiaries in Mainland China, Singapore, India, U.S., Japan, Korea, Denmark and England. For more information, please visit http://www.mediatek.com.
Mentor Graphics(r) Embedded Systems Division is a technology leader in the delivery of embedded software solutions, with a particular emphasis on mobile handsets and other portable consumer devices. Mentor's Nucleus OS real-time operating system has been adopted by many of the world's largest wireless silicon manufacturers as a key enabler in the delivery of robust, cost effective and performant mobile telephony platforms. Building on this base, Mentor today offers a range of tools and technologies that facilitate the rapid delivery of compelling mass market handsets. For more information, please visit http://www.mentor.com.
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Mobica is an independent software engineering services company with world leading low-level graphics and multimedia software capabilities. Mobica’s expertise can be found in numerous industry sectors including automotive, consumer electronics, medical/fitness, home media, banking/finance, and telecoms. Mobica have one of the largest, independent teams of graphics specialists, enabling them to ramp-up highly effective teams and respond quickly and with great flexibility to the needs of companies developing or integrating GPU IP. Mobica’s focus to date has been in the development of OpenGL / GL ES, OpenVG, OpenMax, OpenCL drivers and associated APIs for leading edge technology companies. For more information, please visit http://www.mobica.com/.
Movidius is a fabless semiconductor company whose technology delivers unique video editing and post-production capabilities for the creation of User Generated Content for mobile social networking. Movidius’ video processor hardware and application software is specifically designed to suit low power mobile phone and consumer electronics, enabling handset manufacturers to create highly differentiated products and enhanced user experiences. Movidius has offices in Dublin and Hong Kong, with a substantial software development centre in Romania. Movidius is venture backed, with investors including: Celtic House Venture Partners, Capital-E, Emertec Gestion, AIB Seed Capital Fund and Enterprise Ireland. For more information, please visit http://movidius.com/.
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MulticoreWare Inc. is the leading provider of programmer productivity tools, libraries and application development services for homogeneous and heterogeneous multicore CPU and GPU architectures. MCW's services span multiple verticals such as broadcast video, imaging, scientific computing, oil and gas, defense and aerospace, and financial services. For more information, please visit http://www.multicorewareinc.com/.
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As a System Technology Innovator pursuing advanced IT, NEC System Technologies, Ltd. focuses on developing platform software for supporting a ubiquitous network society and providing a total solution which takes advantage of our platform technologies. We are constantly pursuing advanced technologies in the areas of IT platform development and system integration services and are striving to generate synergy to provide solutions that will satisfy our customers. Through the creation of new values, we will contribute to the realization of a prosperous ubiquitous network society. For more information, please visit http://www.necst.co.jp/ or http://www.necst.co.jp/english/index.htm.
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NXP is a newly independent semiconductor company (founded by Philips) with a fifty-year history of providing engineers and designers with semiconductors and software that deliver better sensory experiences for mobile communications, consumer electronics, security applications, contactless payment and connectivity, and in-car entertainment and networking. Building on its heritage in consumer research, significant R&D investment and world-class industry partners, NXP's "vibrant media technologies" allow consumers to enjoy better sensory experiences - brilliant images, crisp clear sound and easy sharing of information in homes, cars and mobile devices. For more information, please visit http://www.nxp.com.
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Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., best known for its Panasonic, National, Technics and Quasar brand names, is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronics products ranging from electronic components to consumer electronic products, home appliances, factory automation equipment, information and communications equipment, and housing-related products. Based in Osaka, Japan, the company recorded consolidated sales of US$51.7 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002. Matsushita's shares are listed on the Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Sapporo, New York, Pacific, Euronext Amsterdam, Euronext Paris, Frankfurt and Dusseldorf stock exchanges. For more information, please visit http://www.panasonic.co.jp/global/top.html.
PEREY Research & Consulting conducts research and advises companies on the development of mobile Augmented Reality and other real time multimedia tools, services and content. Our goals include establishing and expanding profitable business ecosystems using open standards. We chair the International AR Standards Community and organize regular community meetings. For more information, please visit http://perey.com/.
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Presagis is the worldwide leader in embedded graphics solutions for mission-critical display applications. The company has provided human-machine interface (HMI) graphical modeling tools, drivers and devices to produce state-of-the-art graphics and highly optimized code for both PC and embedded systems for over 20 years. Presagis pioneered both the prototyping of display graphics and automatic code generation for embedded systems in the 1990s. Since then, Presagis graphics drivers and code generated by its flagship products VAPS and VAPS XT has been deployed to hundreds of aircraft worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.presagis.com/.
RTT leads in professional high-end 3D visualization in realtime, turning it into a process-changing key technology for its clients. As a strategic partner to our customers, we offer sustainable, effective and seamless process support across the entire product lifecycle. RTT’s unique portfolio of high-end technology, with DeltaGen® as its core product, supports a large scale of customer driven use cases: from photorealistic image creation for show cases, print and movie productions to realtime, OpenGL driven solutions like product configurators and immersive environments. Using OpenGL as a key technology, we are enthusiastic to involve ourselves proactively to define future standards together with Khronos Group. For more information, please visit http://www.rtt.ag.
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Renesas Electronics was launched on April 1st, 2010. As the #1 global supplier of microcontrollers, Renesas Electronics also has strong expertise and focuses on system solutions, analog and power semiconductors worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.renesas.com/.
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Silicon Studio is a Japan-based game engine and middleware company providing quality rendering, optical effects, and post-effects solutions for game development. Silicon Studio also publishes games across mobile, PC and consoles, and develops games for third parties. For more information, please visit http://www.siliconstudio.co.jp.
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StreamComputing makes software faster. Its senior software engineers are specialised in algorithmic, low-level and close to hardware optimizations. OpenCL is used to program GPUs, CPUs, DSPs and FPGAs, to get out the maximum possible speed-up. The internationally operating company delivers software optimization services to turn its client's prototype into fast performing software. For more information, please visit http://streamcomputing.eu.
Symbio provides user experience driven software product engineering and product co-creation solutions across the entire product lifecycle, from ideation and development to testing and scaling. Symbio is expert in optimization and integration of Khronos technologies to achieve economic and technologically superior platform ecosystems in mobile devices, embedded systems and services involving the entire client server environment. For more information, please visit http://www.symbio.com/company/partners/khronos/.
Synopsys is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications we rely on every day. As the world’s 16th largest software company, Synopsys has a long history of being a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP, and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. For more information, please visit http://synopsys.com/.
TAKUMI Corporation is a joint venture of Sanshin Electronics and Kubota Comps, established October 2003. Their "GSHARK Family" OpenGL ES 2D/3D graphics engine IP core is intended for use in mobile handset devices, such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants. The engine offers high performance, as well as compact size and low-power consumption, built-in a geometry engine and high-speed 2D sprite engine. The GSHARK IP core is available for licensing to multimedia digital consumer, entertainment applications and embedded solutions. For more information, please visit http://www.gshark.com.
TES Electronic Solutions is a global design services and manufacturing company involved in developing key technologies that enable high quality graphics rendering in embedded solutions . Graphics IPs from TES encompass rendering , HMI development & product realization. D/AVE 2D & 3D IPs offer sub-pixel accurate rendering, antialiased graphics, perspective blits, texture compression, bilinear filtering and many other features for FPGA and ASIC implementation. eVRU [ embedded vector rendering unit ] is a TI DaVinci DSP based rendering unit. A subset of OpenGL-ES API accompany these offerings.To compliment rendering technology, TES offers GUIliani is a cross-platform C++ HMI framework that can work with various native graphics API like OpenGL, OpenGL-ES, SDL. Other offerings from TES include DECT , UWB, Bluetooth stacks, Multimedia IPs and a range of services from Telematics, Wireless, turn key ASIC design and Manufacturing & Design Services. For more information, please visit http://www.tesbv.com.
Texas Instruments Incorporated provides innovative DSP and analog technologies to meet our customers' real world signal processing requirements. In addition to Semiconductor, the company's businesses include Sensors & Controls, and Educational & Productivity Solutions. TI is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and has manufacturing, design or sales operations in more than 25 countries. Texas Instruments is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TXN. For more information, please visit http://www.ti.com or http://www.ti.com/omapgaming.
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Think Silicon specializes in designing and developing Intellectual Property Semiconductor Cores in the field of Computer Graphics for mobile/embedded devices. Company's products include silicon design, API software libraries for industry standards like DirectFB and the Khronos Group OpenGL ES, OpenVG, OpenCL, and OS drives. Product range includes: ThinkVG, a vector Graphics Processing Unit; the smallest GPU in the market supporting the Khronos Group OpenVG 1.1 standard, and Think2.5D, a 2D graphics accelerator; a powerful accelerator supporting DirectFB software library. For more information, please visit http://www.think-silicon.com/index.php.
Tobii is the world leader in eye tracking. Our vision is a world where all technology works in harmony with natural human behavior. Tobii has pioneered research in many fields and enables communication for tens of thousands of people with special needs. We also focus on changing how people interact with technology in computers, games and cars. Tobii operates through three divisions: Tobii Pro develops and sells eye tracking equipment and services used today by more than 2000 companies and 1500 research institutions, there among 48 of the world’s 50 most prominent universities. Tobii Dynavox makes specially designed computers that are controlled by eye movement or touch screens for use by people with special needs due to spine injuries, CP, ALS or other medical conditions. Tobii Tech further advances Tobii’s technology for new volume markets such as computer games, personal computers and cars. Tobii covers the global market through its offices in Sweden (headquarters), the USA, China, Japan, Germany, the UK, Norway and Korea, along with a global network of resellers. The Group has some 600 employees and has achieved rapid annual growth since it was founded in 2001. For more information, please visit http://tobii.com/.
Toshiba, a world leader in high technology, is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products, spanning information & communications equipment and systems, Internet-based solutions and services, electronic components and materials, power systems, industrial and social infrastructure systems, and household appliances. For more information, please visit http://www.toshiba.com.
Unity’s mission is to democratize digital 3D media development. With a solid foothold in the gaming sector, and a growing vertical non-gaming market interest; our editor, designer, and all in one game engine provides a ubiquitous development ecosystem for both MAC and PC users. Unity is all about technology solutions for worldwide users. Our community is one of the reasons why we are so successful. As we build tools for our customers, they build rich media content which helps grow our next gen software into useful and unique products. We aggressively reinvest in development to keep Unity moving and growing at a radical pace, expanding usability, power, and cross platform capability. Our commitment to Khronos standards, such as OpenGL ES plays an important role in our philosophy. For more information, please visit http://unity3d.com/.
Valve, creators of several best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress) and game technologies (such as Steam and the Source engine) are committed to ensuring the future success of open and cross-platform technologies like OpenGL and other Khronos APIs. Valve is proud to be able to collaborate with the other Khronos members to set the direction of these APIs in order to advance the state of cross-platform development. For more information, please visit http://valvesoftware.com.
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VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that reduce IT complexity while significantly lowering costs and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. Extending its virtualization leadership to the desktop, VMware provides the best way to run Windows and MAC. The latest release of VMware Fusion 3 includes support for OpenGL providing 5X better 3D graphics performance and 35% faster end-to-end performance. With VMware Fusion, customers can run the most demanding Mac and Windows applications side-by-side at maximum speeds, with reliability. VMware is committed to supporting an open ecosystem and standards and is a contributing member of Khronos. For more information, please visit http://vmware.com/.
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Xilinx is the world's leading provider of All Programmable technologies and devices, going beyond traditional programmable logic to enable both hardware and software programmability, integrate both digital and analog mixed-signal functions, and allow new levels of programmable interconnect in both monolithic and multi-die 3D ICs. The company's products are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration. For more information, please visit http://www.xilinx.com.
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