OpenGL ES related stories

gDEBugger V5.5 - Introducing AMD (ATI) GPU Performance Counters Integration

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Graphic Remedy is proud to announce the release of gDEBugger Version 5.5 for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and iPhone. This version introduces a powerful AMD GPU performance counters integration, displaying AMD graphic hardware and driver performance counters in gDEBugger's Performance Graph and Performance Dashboard views, allowing developers to optimize their application over AMD (ATI) graphics hardware. AMD Performance counters are available on Windows, when using ATI Radeon (TM) HD 2000 series or newer with Catalyst (TM) 9.12 or newer. This version also includes a large number of bug fixes and stability improvements. gDEBugger, an OpenGL and OpenGL ES debugger and profiler, traces application activity on top of the OpenGL API, lets programmers see what is happening within the graphic system implementation to find bugs and optimize OpenGL application performance. gDEBugger runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.

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ImgTec’s POWERVR SGX OpenGL ES 2.0 passes 100 OEM product milestone

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Imagination Technologies reports that over 100 products are now shipping using its POWERVR SGX graphics acceleration technology. This year will be the year in which OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics overtakes OpenGL ES 1.1 devices in terms of new deployments. Dr. Jon Peddie, president, Jon Peddie Research says "Simply put: Imagination's POWERVR is the standard for mobile 3D graphics."

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ImgTec previews optimized Flash Player 10.1 for mobile devices using OpenGL ES 2.0

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Imagination Technologies has demonstrated an optimised Flash Player 10.1 for mobile and embedded devices, utilising OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics acceleration. The demonstration took place at MWC 2010 in Barcelona on application processors with the POWERVR SGX graphics processor.

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ARM Mali UI Engine for developers allows management of OpenGL ES shaders

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ARM announced the Mali™ User Interface (UI) Engine, including the Lotion UI example source code, is now available via the Mali Developer Centre free of charge. The UI engine can be used to develop 3D applications, providing an OS-independent set of facilities for handling I/O devices, loading & management of graphics assets including textures and OpenGL ES 2.0 shaders. Also included is a library of classes and functions to help develop 3D User Interfaces.

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Android and OpenGL ES Confirmed for jMonkeyEngine 3

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The adoption of Android abilities into jME3 means big things for game developers using the engine and OpenGL ES. The ability to develop for many platforms with expertise in one engine gives jMonkeyEngine a lot of power.

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Android and OpenGL ES Confirmed for jMonkeyEngine 3

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The adoption of Android abilities into jME3 means big things for game developers using the engine and OpenGL ES. The ability to develop for many platforms with expertise in one engine gives jMonkeyEngine a lot of power.

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star3map iPhone 3Gs app is Open Source

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This star and planet charting iPhone 3Gs app uses your current global position, heading, and accelerometer data to draw a current picture of the stars and planets around you. A small portion of the code is GPL licensed, but the bulk is BSD-style license or less restrictive. The app and source code make a great learning tool.

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OpenGL ES library now available on PSP

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Metismo, a Mobile technology firm, has released an OpenGL ES library for the PSP. Originally developed as part of its Bedrock mobile porting technology, Metismo has decided to release the OpenGL ES package as a static library that can be linked to the SN Systems compiler.

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Kanzi SDK utilizes COLLADA format

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Rightware's Kanzi SDK offers the missing link to chain today’s mainstream 3D graphics content creation tools, such as 3DS Max, Maya and XSI with cell phones and other mobile devices. Artists will be able to export their UI base designs from the software packages to Kanzi SDK using COLLADA data format. Kanzi also sports a unified pipeline for OpenGL ES 2.0 and OpenGL ES 1.x based 3D graphics, with the engine able to run real-time streaming data, texture and fragment shaders, as well as multi-texturing and dynamic lighting.

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Samsung’s TouchWiz and bada to Deliver Distinctive UX Using OpenGL ES and EGL

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South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung has unveiled details on its own smartphone operating system "bada." The new OS offers full support for EGL, OpenGL ES 1.1 and OpenGL ES 2.0, allowing developers to use their own approach when building applications. An OpenGL ES centric comparison between "bada", Android and iPhone is well available on the Samsung "bada" developers forum.

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