OpenGL related stories

GStreamer 1.10 Open-Source Multimedia Framework Supports Vulkan API on Wayland

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GStreamer is a set of libraries and plugins that are used by certain multimedia apps for playing music or video streams on a GNU/Linux distro. New features include implementation of Vulkan API support on the next-generation Wayland display server, as well as OpenGL and OpenGL ES improvements.

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Mesa 13.0.0 3D Graphics Library: support for OpenGL 4.5, OpenGL ES 3.2 and a Radeon Vulkan driver

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The biggest new feature of Mesa 13.0.0 is OpenGL 4.4 and OpenGL 4.5 capability. Equally big news includes OpenGL ES 3.2 support for Intel Skylake or later, OpenGL ES 3.1 support for Intel Haswell, Windows-DRI support to the GLX component, as well as KHR_no_config_context and EGL_KHR_debug support for EGL component. The Mesa EGL interface also received support for EGL_MESA_platform_surfaceless.

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Lightweight Java Games Library 3.1.0 Released!

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A new version of the Lightweight Java Games Library has been released. This provides java bindings for OpenGL, OpenGL ES, Vulkan, OpenCL, OpenAL, EGL, BGFX, etc.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 OpenGL/Vulkan/OpenCL Linux Performance

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Phoronix benchmarking offers an initial look at the OpenGL / OpenCL / Vulkan Linux performance plus some thermal numbers for the GTX 1050 Mini. A follow-up article will include power consumption / performance-per-Watt metrics of the GTX 1050 / GTX 950 / GTX 750 / GTX 650 for a fun comparison of Pascal, Maxwell, and Kepler of these low/mid-range cards.

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NVIDIA demonstrates high-end virtual reality car rendered with OpenGL

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1NVIDIA demonstrated at GTC Europe a high-end virtual reality demo of a complete car model. You can explore every detail of the complete car model in virtual reality. To accomplish this, the demo harnesses the NV_gpu_multicast OpenGL extension so two Quadro P6000 can render the left- and right-eye views in parallel and then handles the massive geometric detail with the NV_command_list OpenGL extension.

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Khronos Chapter: Use OpenCL with R for HPC & OpenGL/Vulkan for interactive visualisation

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The Khronos Brisbane Chapter this time around will have distinguished speaker Dr Josh Bowden from CSIRO, talking about developing OpenCL applications for High Performance Computing, as a package in R, and Daniel Filonik who will talk about his DataChopin novel interface for collaborative visualisation. The meetup gets underway on September 8th in Brisbane. More details online.

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Khronos BOF Video from SIGGRAPH now online

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The Khronos Group has posted video from all of the Khronos BOFs on Youtube. The following video and all the matching presentations are now ready to view:

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Khronos BOFs from SIGGRAPH Video, Slides and Photos… now online

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Khronos has put online a lot of the BOF content from the SIGGRAPH. There a lots of photos here and here, hi-res video from the live stream and all of the slides from the presentations.

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Windows driver v369.00 provides beta support for OpenGL 2016 ARB extensions on capable hardware

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New OpenGL 2016 ARB extension (requires NVIDIA GeForce 600 series or newer GPUs) ARB_gl_spirv New EXT extension (requires NVIDIA GeForce 400 series or newer GPUs) EXT_window_rectangles New NVX extension (requires Nvidia GeForce 1000 Series): NVX_blend_equation_advanced_multi_draw_buffers

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Khronos at SIGGRAPH 2016

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Khronos Group is at SIGGRAPH this week. If you are going be sure to bookmark our SIGGRAPH event page containing our complete list of BOFs and Khronos related sessions. We'll have free t-shirts, a Chapters BOF on Tuesday, several Khronos Tech BOFs on Wednesday as well as our famous After Party BOF Blitz where you can meet, ask questions and eat with some of the folks behind the Khronos technologies. Our Wednesday line-up includes:
- OpenVX & OpenCL @ 10am
- OpenCL, SYCL, & SPIR-V @ 11:00am
- WebGL & glTF @ 1:00pm
- Vulkan, OpenGL, & OpenGL ES @ 2:30pm
- and the Khronos After Party @ 6:00pm

Starting today at 2pm and running until Wednesday there is a good selection of Khronos related courses, papers and non Khronos BOFs. Be sure to also check out the Khronos member booths including AMD, Google, Intel, KDAB and The QT Company, MAXON, Microsoft, NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Unity.

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