OpenGL News Archives
Jul 09, 2015
AMD has released the Catalyst 15.7 driver for Linux. Included in the change log AMD has listed Multi-Device support for OpenCL 2.0. Among the resolved issues is a fix for segmentation faults observed while launching some OpenGL games in RHEL7.1.
Jul 03, 2015
GPU-acceleration is the major performance enhancement to Adobe Illustrator CC 2015. This SIGGRAPH paper Accelerating Vector Graphics Rendering using the Graphics Hardware Pipeline explains how OpenGL GPU-accelerates the PDF-based vector graphics rendering model used by Illustrator. Attend the paper presentation at SIGGRAPH 2015 in Los Angeles.
Jun 29, 2015
Remograph today announced the release of Remo 3D v2.5. This new version 2.5 of Remo 3D brings a new Modify UV tool, improvements to the script and macro support and other various fixes. The full list of new features and improvements can be found in the release notes on our website. Remo 3D was developed using OpenGL, OpenSceneGraph, FLTK and Lua.
Jun 25, 2015
AMD’s Radeon R9 Series Graphics Cards delivers more than 3x the bandwidth per watt over GDDR5 along with a 4096-bit memory interface for incredible new advances in power and efficiency. Optimized performance for next-gen APIs including Vulkan and is designed from the ground up to give you everything you need to enjoy the latest games. OpenGL 4.5 support is coming.
Jun 24, 2015
CryEngine, the game engine developed by Crytek that is used by a number of large games including Crysis, Homefront: The Revolution, Ryse, and Star Citizen, now officially supports Linux. As a rather pleasing side effect of Linux support, CryEngine now also has a full-featured OpenGL rendering implementation.
Jun 16, 2015
Mesa 10.6.0 adds support for several new OpenGL extensions to various video drivers. It’s a lengthy list, so you’ll need to check it out in the release notes. As well, it looks like OpenVG support has been removed.
Jun 12, 2015
OGLplus is a collection of open-source, cross-platform libraries which implement an object facade over the OpenGL, OpenAL and EGL C-language APIs. It automates resource and object management, error handling and makes the use of these libraries in C++ safer and more convenient.
Jun 10, 2015
CPPlay features a c/c++11 interpreter with OpenGL integration, based on LLVM and the current version of OpenGL on Mac OSX. It is available on Apple Mac App Store. Due to being interpreted it is perfect for learning OpenGL quicker and for creating prototypes, demos, games, interactive applications and for creative coding.
May 27, 2015
Boston Khronos Chapter invites you to a presentation and demonstration of realtime fluid simulation using OpenGL compute shaders. Microsoft will be hosting our second event of the year at One Cambridge Center on Thu Jun 4, 6-9PM. The event will feature an in-depth talk on OpenGL and GLSL in simulation applications and will include a live demo. After the talk, there will be time for demos and networking.
May 26, 2015
The 46th installment in a series of tutorials dedicated to promoting modern OpenGL development, with a focus on version 3.x and beyond. This tutorial is based on the previous one and adds depth reconstruction to the SSAO algorithm.
May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015
After half a year of work, Godot reached version 1.1. This OpenGL, OpenGL ES and WebGL based game engine is a community developed effort to produce an open source (and no strings attached) alternative to large commercial software such as Unity and Unreal. This release focuses on improvements to the 2D engine so all features used by modern 2D games are implemented. A video showcase with all the new work is available.
May 19, 2015
CPPlay is a c/c++11 interpreter with OpenGL integration available on Apple Mac App Store. Due to being interpreted it is perfect for learning OpenGL quicker and for creating prototypes, demos, games, interactive applications and for creative coding.
May 13, 2015
GLSL Hacker is a free cross-platform utility (Windows, OS X, Linux and Raspberry Pi) for creating prototypes, demos, games, interactive applications and for creative coding. It is based on Lua and Python programming languages as well as on GLSL for OpenGL real time shaders. This new version brings a better support of Raspberry Pi, a new audio-video module and a full rewrite of the geometry rendering code.
May 11, 2015
The Khronos Group announced the ratification and public release of the finalized SYCL 1.2 specification. SYCL for OpenCL enables code for heterogeneous processors to be written in a “single-source” style using completely standard C++. The multi-vendor SYCL 1.2 standard is available royalty-free for industry use, and the full specification together with details about the SYCL conformance test suite and Adopters Program can be found on the Khronos Group SYCL page.