Visualizing data—analytic rendering via Khronos
Rendering, and especially realtime ray tracing can impact data visualization by providing physically accurate imagery and visual cues for an intuitive understanding of complex data, but it's a tall order. Khronos is taking input for a possible new platform independent standard.
Onshape moves to commercial release
A private beta begins today for its app store and API, as Onshape seeks to build a complete ecosystem around ...
Two initiatives from Khronos Group to advance open graphics standards
Vulkan is a cross-platform API for modern GPUs; Safety Critical will develop open graphics for environments where safety is mission ...
Windows 8 update will add 3D printing support
New API tools are available to developers. Microsoft plans to release Windows 8.1 late in 2013. The next update of ...
Rightware introduces OpenGL ES 3.0 benchmark
OpenGL ES is becoming a graphics standard in mobile devices. The new benchmark will give manufacturers and software developers an ...
New Sunglass API connects to popular CAD tools, cloud storage sites
To demonstrate the capabilities of the API, Sunglass programmers have released connectors for several popular products including SolidWorks, SketchUp, and ...
Autodesk acquires social image service Pixlr
Autodesk will use the technology to strengthen existing consumer products like SketchBook, and it also gains an existing platform on ...