Khronos Group at SIGGRAPH

Date: July 30 - August 3, 2017
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Venue: Los Angeles Convention Center

Khronos standards are fundamental to many of the technologies on display at SIGGRAPH. Look for the examples of the latest updates of many of our APIs in many of our members’ and partners’ booths.

Bookmark this web page as your information hub to everything Khronos at SIGGRAPH this year.


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OpenXR Shirt at SIGGRAPH Vulkan Shirt at SIGGRAPH OpenVX Shirt at SIGGRAPH glTF Shirt at SIGGRAPH

Flaunt your API-allegiance at SIGGRAPH with a free Khronos T-Shirt available at the booths and sessions below. Can't make it to SIGGRAPH. Buy a t-shirt online!

Vulkan shirts - NEW design!

  • To be announced

glTF shirts

  • To be announced

OpenVX shirts

  • To be announced

Khronos BOFs

Khronos 2017 BOF Blitz

The BOF Blitz will be held on August 2, 2017: JW Marriott LA Live, Platinum Ballroom F-J



OpenVX, NNEF and OpenCL - 9am – 10am

Khronos and OpenVX, NNEF and OpenCL at SIGGRAPH 2017

Accelerating Vision Processing with Khronos
The latest on using the OpenVX and OpenCL APIs, and the NNEF Neural Net file format, to accelerate vision-processing applications ranging from augmented reality to deep learning-based scene recognition.

COLLADA - 10:30am – 11:00am

Khronos and COLLADA at SIGGRAPH 2017

3D Authoring from Khronos
Come up to speed on the latest developments in the COLLADA ecosystem for 3D authoring, and learn how the COLLADA and glTF file formats complement each other.

glTF - 11:00am – 12:00 noon

Khronos and glTF at Siggraph 2017

Runtime 3D Asset Delivery from Khronos
Learn the latest about glTF – the “JPEG for 3D” file format - including the new glTF 2.0 with Physically Based Rendering, and significant ecosystem updates.

WebGL - 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Khronos and WebGL at SIGGRAPH

3D Web Graphics with Khronos
Discover the cutting edge in WebGL applications with fast-paced demos and presentations. Learn about what is new in WebGL 2.0.

OpenXR - 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Khronos and OpenXR at Siggraph 2017

Portable VR/AR/MR with Khronos
Hear about the potential of Khronos OpenXR to grow the VR ecosystem by providing application portability, and standardizing device access, across multiple VR/AR/MR systems.

Vulkan, OpenGL & OpenGL ES - 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Vulkan sessions at SIGGRAPH

3D Graphics with Khronos
Hear what's happening with the Khronos family of open standard 3D APIs, Vulkan, OpenGL, and OpenGL ES. We'll cover the latest technical features, applications, tools, and ecosystem developments.

Khronos-related Courses, Papers, and BOFs

Time Place Description
Course: Build your own VR display: an introduction to VR display systems for hobbyists and educators
Wednesday, 2 August
2:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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Room 403AB
Comprehensive introduction to VR/AR technology teaches how to build a head-mounted display (HMD) from scratch. All software is implemented in WebGL and provided on the Arduino platform. Source code is provide
Course: An interactive introduction to WebGL and Three.js
 Thursday, 3 August
2:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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Room 408AB
This course provides an accelerated introduction to programming with WebGL and three.js.
BOF: Cesium: 3D Globes on the Web
Tuesday, 1 August
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
A discussion of the latest news and community activity in the open-source Cesium project for 3D globes built on WebGL and discussion of 3D tiles for streaming massive 3D models.


Khronos Members and Associates Exhibiting at SIGGRAPH

You can find a complete list of Siggraph Exhibitors here.

Khronos Member Booths

Maps and Directions

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