Khronos to merge OpenCL and Vulkan into single API
Published in Graphics

Sometime in the future

In a press release which announced OpenCL 2.2 and SPIR-V 1.2 finalized specifications, Khronos Group hinted that it might merge OpenCL with Vulkan API in the future.

3D VR  standards being drawn up
Published in IoT

Could glTF be the new JPEG

A new standard for 3D scenes similar to what happened with JPEG is being hammered out by a starndards group – The Khronos Group.

Khronos Group releases Vulkan 1.0 API
Published in Graphics

Full hard launch

The Khronos Group has now officially released the Vulkan 1.0 API, including all the specifications, conformance tests, SDKs and all other resources.

Basemark working on the new GPU Vulkan benchmark
Published in News

New benchmark based on Vulkan API

Basemark, well known for its graphics and system bechmarks and testing utilities, has announced its new upcoming benchmark called the Basemark GPU Vulkan.

Vulkan nerve pinches DirectX in mobile
Published in Graphics

Live long and render

While it seems that the world+dog is rushing to back Microsoft's new DirectX API there are ructions in the force which have opened the way for a new rival. 

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Nvidia and AMD to release drivers shortly