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chc
01-30-2001, 02:11 AM
Do Windows CE support OpenGL?
If not, how do I write OpenGL software on Windows CE?

Please help me. Thanks.

Glossifah
01-30-2001, 05:47 AM
OpenGL is a software interface to features in graphics hardware. To my knowledge, no vendor has designed a chipset to function at even a modest specification in a handheld PC. Besides space, heat, noise and power requirements are just a few of the rather large obstacles that the idea presents. (These issues are currently being addressed at the laptop level with some success.)

Now, if you mean a software implementation of OpenGL in Windows CE, AFAIK there is no such thing. A contradiction in terms if you ask me. I guess those little ARM processors can't handle the floating point calculations. <shrug>

Glossifah

Serge K
02-01-2001, 08:59 PM
Originally posted by Glossifah:
I guess those little ARM processors can't handle the floating point calculations. <shrug>

But those WinCE palmtops with little Hitachi SH4 processor can, and not so bad (you know - SEGA Dreamcast has SH4/200MHz).