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OpenGL

OpenGL

(OPENGraphics Library) A 3D graphics language developed by Silicon Graphics (SGI). Introduced in 1992, OpenGL has become a de facto standard supported by most desktop and mobile platforms. Administered by the Khronos Group (www.khronos.org/opengl), OpenGL can be implemented as an extension to an operating system or to a windowing system such as X Window, and all high-end 3D graphics cards include OpenGL drivers. OpenGL and Direct3D (Microsoft's DirectX) are the major 3D graphics languages in use today.

OpenGL for Embedded Systems
OpenGL ES is a subset of OpenGL for smartphones, tablets and video game consoles. Introduced in 2003 initially for Android, Symbian, QNX and PlayStation 3, OpenGL ES was subsequently available on numerous other platforms, including Raspberry Pi, iPhones and iPads. See WebGL, OpenCL, OPC and Cg. See also OpenAL.
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But it causes particular problems in gaming, where older titles that rely on OpenGL simply won't work in the future if Apple removes existing OGL support.
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Khronos publicly released the OpenGL 4.5 specification today, bringing the very latest functionality to the industry's most advanced 3D graphics API while maintaining full backwards compatibility, enabling applications to incrementally use new features.
In the virtual OpenGL test environment it was considered the logical map mentioned above and a series of objects bigger or equal in size with a logical square.
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OpenGL is an API for creating 2D and 3D graphics on any platform.
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"Web developers can take advantage of the hardware ecosystem's advances in graphics, but don't have to rewrite their sites to do that," Hachamovitch said.<p>Microsoft isn't alone in exploring graphics acceleration: The top engineers at Mozilla and Opera both said that their companies are pursing the same grail.<p>"We have our own projects to use OpenGL on open platforms, and Microsoft's APIs on Windows," said Mike Shaver, Mozilla's vice president of engineering.
The integrated GeForce 9300 graphics processor features 16 screaming-fast stream processors for high-performance in the latest DirectX 10, OpenGL 2.1 and NVIDIA CUDA based 3D games and applications.
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Cooled by a custom water-cooling system, the card delivers high-performance in DirectX 10 and OpenGL 2.1 titles while keeping thermal and noise levels to a minimum.