glTF has officially created a dedicated glTF Slack Workspace! This workspace will enable the community to have more focused conversations. The current glTF channel on the KhronosDevs Workspace will be archived soon, so please head over to the new glTF Slack workspace.
Row64 is a GPU-driven data analytics tool that handles massive amounts of data. Row64 is an all-in-one tool for the Business Analyst, Data Analyst, and Data Scientist. It combines everyday data tools like the spreadsheet with advanced analytics tools like the Python DataFrame. Everything in Row64 is powered by cutting edge GPU technology, which can be 10x to 1000x faster than traditional software and produce next generation business graphics powered by ray tracing.
3D Commerce Working Group Chair, Shrenik Sadalgi, explains how making stone soup (each contributing what they have) makes a meal for the whole village. Over the past year and a half, the working group members have brought their expertise in retail and 3D technology to bear on optimizing the process of using glTF for e-commerce applications to benefit the whole industry. In that time, they’ve managed to improve the utility of glTF for their purposes and create tools to help artists and tool providers achieve more consistent results.
As companies continue digitizing their product catalogs for 3D/AR/VR/MR experiences, Loft3Di is meeting the soaring demand for 3D models at an unmatched scale. Today the Loft3Di production centers serve many of the leading ecommerce retailers and platform developers of the world, ensuring their product modeling volume needs are met without compromising quality.
Quake – the legendary dark fantasy FPS that revolutionized the genre is now enhanced! This new offering features Vulkan-enhanced graphics including better lighting, new models, updated maps, and a dynamic shadow system. Also supports cross-play, dedicated servers for online deathmatch matchmaking, free optional Add-ons, split-screen support for local deathmatch and co-op, AI opponents in deathmatch and more!
Epic has released it’s Unreal Engine 4.27 improving the OpenXR plugin support. They added support for stereo layers, splash screens, querying playspace bounds, and motion controller visualization, and more.
A Swiss company focused on innovation and quality, Logitech designs products and experiences that have an everyday place in people’s lives. Founded in 1981 in Lausanne, Switzerland, and quickly expanding to the Silicon Valley, Logitech started connecting people through innovative computer peripherals and many industry firsts, including the infrared cordless mouse, the thumb-operated trackball, the laser mouse, and more.
An update from the Khronos Vulkan SC Working Group on Offline Pipelines, MISRA C alignment and rigorous conformance testing
At SIGGRAPH this year, Patrick Cozzi of Cesium and Marc Petit of Epic Games hosted the BOF: Building the Open Metaverse. Read more for an excellent recap of the session.
Explore the capabilities of the latest graphics hardware and APIs including a comprehensive chapter on Vulkan Ray Tracing! Review a comprehensive collection of ideas, tips, and best practices for real-time ray tracing applications. Learn about real-time ray tracing, hybrid rendering, denoising & filtering, global illumination, and more, with advice from graphics experts at NVIDIA and top game developers in the game industry.
Arm engineers are working on a C++ equivalent support for LLVM’s Clang C/C++ compiler front-end. They are pursuing “C++ for OpenCL 2021” as the C++ equivalent to OpenCL 3.0.
In this blog, the 3D Formats Working Group explains the recently released PBR extensions: KHR_materials_volume, KHR_materials_ior, and KHR_materials_specular.
Arm announced the release of astcenc 3.1 giving developers much needed performance boost, more speed and new features.
Ashley Furniture Industries feels that every person deserves more value for their money. Established in 1945, Ashley is the largest manufacturer of home furnishings in the world, and was named one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes in 2021. From design through fulfillment, Ashley is committed to delivering the world’s best home furnishing values, selection and service, and earning the loyalty and trust of its customers every day.