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Khronos Group Welcomes Los Alamos National Laboratory as Non-Profit Member

Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Los Alamos enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Khronos Group Welcomes Traverse Research as Associate Member

Traverse Research is a graphics and game development research and development studio located in the heart of Breda, Netherlands with a mission to make Breda a game development power house. Traverse Research is building out a world class Ray Tracing benchmark suite together with Imagination Technologies that’s focused on early / pre-silicon to help them build the next generation of graphics chips.

Khronos Group Welcomes Holochip Corporation as Associate Member

Holochip was founded on the philosophy that the emergence of affordable, durable, and high-quality variable-focus lenses signifies a new and sustainable photonics market segment - the adaptive lens - born at the crossroads of traditional lenses and adaptive optics. Widespread adoption of high quality adaptive lenses will enable a new generation of lighter, more capable and lower cost, display, imaging and laser systems. We will enable engineers, scientists, product developers and consumers with innovative solutions for utilizing and manipulating light.

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.

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