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Khronos Group Welcomes University of Salerno as new Academic Member

The Department of Computer Science (DI) of University of Salerno is a key player in the regional, national and international landscape. It has a prestigious tradition both in teaching and research. The research output of the Department of Computer Science has been evaluated by the independent agency ANVUR as the best in Italy in the period 2004-2010. They are currently working on a research project called Celerity which is based on SYCL.

IKEA Joins Board of Directors

The Khronos Group is delighted to announce that IKEA Communications AB is now a member of the Board of Directors, joining Promoter members: AMD, Apple, Arm, Epic Games, Google, Huawei, Imagination Technologies, Intel, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sony, Valve and Verisilicon.

“We are very pleased to step up our engagement in Khronos and be part of the Board. IKEA truly believes that future interactions with our customers will be increasingly spatial/3D-based, and IKEA is aiming to reach many people throughout the world with our vision. Elevating our membership enables us to contribute more and we see it as crucial that this interactive 3D revolution is based on open standards – to make it pervasive and accessible,” says Martin Enthed, Digital Manager at IKEA Communications.

“Khronos warmly welcomes Martin and IKEA to the Board. IKEA is very proactively supporting Khronos efforts in the industry and will bring welcome additional perspectives to the Board, particularly for initiatives involving the 3D Commerce and 3D Formats Working Groups,” Neil Trevett, Khronos President.

Khronos Group Welcomes Chaos Group as Contributor Member

Chaos Group is a worldwide leader in computer graphics. We create the technology that helps artists and designers create photo-real imagery and animation for design, television, and feature films. Our physically-based rendering and simulation software is used daily by top design studios, architectural firms, advertising agencies, and visual effects companies around the globe. Our research and development in cloud rendering, material scanning, and virtual reality is shaping the future of creative storytelling and digital design.

Ultraleap Joins Khronos to Help Bring Advanced Hand Tracking to the OpenXR Open Standard

Ultraleap has joined The Khronos Group,and started participating in the OpenXR Working Group. Ultraleap is focused on facilitating highly engaging, natural interaction between people and technology. The fast‐growth company employs over 150 people in the UK, US and Asia. It has become the first to offer the full vertical stack of software and hardware to enable immersive virtual touch controls for the automotive, advertising, industrial, immersive entertainment and enterprise sectors.

DreamView Joins Khronos 3D Commerce Working Group

DreamView, the world leader in the creation of photoreal 3D CGI representations of products for marketing and eCommerce, is proud to announce that it has officially become a member of The Khronos Group. DreamView’s COO, Nathaniel Hunter, was elected to co-chair the subcommittee on ‘Asset Creation and Workflows’ within the new Khronos-governed 3D Commerce Working Group, with the goal of establishing guidelines and standards to align the 3D asset workflow from product design and manufacturing through each stage of retail to end-user delivery, so that 3D representations of products can be experienced consistently across all platforms and devices.

Khronos Welcomes newest Contributor member Coretronic Corp.

Since the very beginning, Coretronic has positioned itself as an innovative display solution provider. Coretronic was the first LCD backlight module manufacturer in Taiwan and it has taken the lead in developing and mass-producing the smallest and lightest VGA single-panel LCD projectors and XGA DLP projectors in the world through integrated its leading technology, “Optics, Mechanics, Electronic, Thermal Management, Materials and Precision Molds” and other technology.

Khronos Welcomes back CEVA as Contributor Member

CEVA is the leading licensor of wireless connectivity and smart sensing technologies. They offer Digital Signal Processors, AI processors, wireless platforms and complementary software for sensor fusion, image enhancement, computer vision, voice input and artificial intelligence, all of which are key enabling technologies for a smarter, connected world.

Khronos Welcomes Beijing Jingdong Shangke Information Technology Co. as Contributor Member

The Khronos Group welcomes JD.com (short for Beijing Jingdong Shangke Information Technology Co.) as the Khronos Group’s news Contributor Member. JD.com is China’s leading one-stop e-commerce platform, providing over 320 million active customers with direct access to an unrivalled range of authentic, high-quality products, and helping leading local and international brands tap into China’s fast-growing e-commerce market.

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