OpenGL Headline News
The new NVIDIA GoForce 5500 handheld GPU supports their second generation OpenGL ES 3D engine with up to up to 3x the performance of the GoForce 4800 and and includes a programmable pixel shading engine. Specs are listed at up to 2.6M triangles/second, 200M pixels/second and rendering up to 1024 X 768. The GPU also supports video codecs ( H.264 and MPEG-4 video up to 700 X 480 NTSC resolution at 30 fps) , surround sound, video and camera input, 2D acceleration and low power consumption. Phones based on the NVIDIA GoForce 5500 handheld GPU are expected to be available from key handset manufacturers before the 2006 holiday season.