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, text list of Khronos members
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.
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/.
ARM is at the heart of the world’s most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society. We design scalable, energy efficient CPU and multimedia processors (GPU, VPU and DPU) and related technologies to deliver the intelligence in applications ranging from sensors to servers, including smartphones, tablets, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things. Our innovative technology is licensed by ARM Partners who have shipped more than 50 billion Systems on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies. For more information, please visit http://arm.com/.
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/.
Google is widely recognized as the "world's best search engine" because it is fast, accurate and easy to use. Google's breakthrough technology and continued innovation serve the company's mission of "organizing the world's information and making it universally accessible and useful." Google Earth combines satellite imagery, maps, 3D (including COLLADA) and the power of Google Search to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips. For more information, please visit http://www.google.com.
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.
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.
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/.
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.
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/.
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/.
Sony Corporation is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, game, communications, key device and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. With its music, pictures, computer entertainment and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be the leading electronics and entertainment company in the world. Sony recorded consolidated annual sales of approximately $75 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. For more information, please visit http://www.sony.com/.
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.