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OpenGL GPU-accelerates Adobe Illustrator CC 2015

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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.

Remograph Releases OpenGL-based Remo 3D v2.5

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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.

AMD Radeon R9 Series Graphics Cards to support OpenGL 4.5 and Vulkan

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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 OpenGL 4.5 and is designed from the ground up to give you everything you need to enjoy the latest games.

CryEngine 3 now fully supports Linux and OpenGL

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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.

Mesa 3D Graphics Library 10.6.0 Adds Support for New OpenGL Extensions

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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.

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