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Vulkanised is Back!

October 13-14, 2021

Vulkanised 2021 LogoThis year's Vulkanised event will be a free, virtual event. The line-up includes Vulkan® case studies, two deep-dive SDK tutorials, updates on the Vulkan API, MoltenVK, ASTC, KTX™ 2, the Android GPU Inspector, and on open Q&A session with the leading experts in the industry. It's promises to be a highly instructive event with lots of great material.

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Influence the Evolution of Machine Learning Acceleration Standards

October 2021

Machine Learning Summit LogoThe Khronos® Group is inviting leading machine learning practitioners to an online Summit to influence how acceleration standards should evolve to meet their needs. You are invited to attend - we want to hear from you!

The goal of the online Summit is to enable a range of hardware and software vendors to briefly present what they believe are the key issues and opportunities for machine learning accelerating and interoperability, and to discuss those requirements with each other and Khronos members.

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WebGL & WebGPU Webinar

October 12, 2021

WebGL WebGPU LogoThe next WebGL™ + WebGPU meetup is next month. Agenda includes:
  • Ken Russell, Google/Khronos WebGL WG Chair
    • Updates on the latest progress from the Working Group
  • Ivan Popelyshev, CrazyPanda
    • How to draw line stroke in WebGL, with top performance (no MSAA) and quality equal to Canvas2D
  • Tam Belayneh, ESRI
    • Pushing 3D geospatial boundaries with WebGL
  • Thomas Lucchini, Microsoft
    • Our journey of porting the Babylon.js engine for WebGPU (approach, key phases and challenges of ensuring backward compatibility and performances), plus several demos
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The Vulkan SC Journey to Deliver Safety Critical Graphics and Compute

 

VulkanSC LogoThe upcoming release of the Vulkan SC™ 1.0 specification by Khronos will mark an important milestone in developing an open API standard that leverages the performance of modern GPUs to satisfy the graphics and compute needs of future safety critical systems. As the Vulkan SC Working Group continues to make significant progress, we take the opportunity in this blog to share some of the challenges that have been overcome on our journey to define a state-of-the-art API specifically designed to benefit the automotive and avionics industries.

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Using Khronos Standards to Gamify Engineering Education

 

The Virtual Learning Factory Toolkit (VLFT) project is a pioneering program commissioned by the European Union using virtual and augmented reality to enhance engineering education programs across Europe. Five EU partners make up the VLFT Consortium, including Estonia’s Tallinna University of Technology, Hungary’s Institute for Computer Science and Control, Italy’s Politecnico di Milano, the National Research Council of Italy, and Sweden’s Chalmers University of Technology. Using Khronos standards, the VLFT consortium has created a suite of tools to gamify learning, strengthen information and communication technology (ICT) skills, and better prepare students for jobs in 21st century manufacturing. More...

VLFT Toolkit Project Video

New Vulkan 1.2.189.0 SDKs include new extensions and devsim updates

 

LunarG SDK ImageLunarG released new Windows, Linux, and macOS SDKs for Vulkan header 1.2.189. These SDKs include support for many new extensions, devsim enhancements, and macOS updates. The prior SDK supported Vulkan API revision 1.2.182.  Read on for information about the new extensions.

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SIGGRAPH 2021 Presentations

SIGGRAPH 2021 LogoKhronos presentations from SIGGRAPH 2021 are now available. Visit the event page for access to all the presentations.

WebXR Business Summit

WebXR Summit LogoSeptember 14, 2021

The WebXR Business Summit provides a comprehensive overview of web-based spatial computing as it applies to sales, production, training, and maintenance. Khronos President, Neil Trevett, will be part of a panel discussion.  More...

X.Org Developer Conference

September 15-16, 2021

X.Org LogoKhronos is a proud sponsor of this year's X.Org Developer Conference. The agenda was just released with interesting Vulkan sessions. More...

AutoSens Brussels

September 15-16, 2021

AutoSens LogoAutoSens Brussels brings you a fresh agenda of expert panels, technical case studies, and an exhibition of demos from technology companies at the forefront of sensors and computer vision to explore.

Khronos members will be presenting, Distributed and Federated Data will Drive Autonomous Vehicles to Open Standards. More...

ISMAR 2021

October 4-8, 2021

ISMAR LogoIEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) is the premier conference for Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR). ISMAR explores the advances in commercial and research activities related to AR and MR and Virtual Reality (VR) by continuing the expansion of its scope over the past several years. Khronos session information will be coming soon. More...

Heterogeneous Programming in Modern C++ with SYCL

November 1-3, 2021

Cppcon LogoHeterogeneous Programming in Modern C++ with SYCL is a three-day online training course with programming exercises taught by Aksel Alpay, Gordon Brown, James Reinders, Michael Wong, Peter Zuzek, Rod Burns, and Ronan Keryell. It is offered online from 09:00 to 15:00 Aurora time (MDT), 11:00 to 17:00 EDT, 17:00 to 23:00 CET, Monday, November 1st through Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021 (after the Cppcon conference). More...

Web3D 2021

November 8-12, 2021

Web3D LogoKhronos is happy to sponsor Web3D 2021. This year’s theme is “A Shared 3D Workspace” to emphasize the increasingly global scope and the wide impact of working together online, which has been the staple of the last year. More...

AWE 2021

November 9-11, 2021

AWE LogoKhronos is happy to sponsor AWE 2021. AWE focuses on Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Mixed Reality (MR), immersive technologies and enabling technologies (e.g. Artificial Intelligence-AI, interaction, haptics, 5G, streaming and more). More...
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