« 3D Digital Photos from Fujifilm | Main | MP3 Players Overpriced in Europe »

Sep 23, 2008

Comments

Evan Yares

Not necessarily the case that using a GPU for display operations creates a hardware dependency. For example, OGRE3d (www.ogre3d.org) is a library that abstracts all the details of using system libraries like Direct3D and OpenGL.

Adobe is using the GPU for actual computation, rather than just display. This is called GPGPU (General-purpose computing on graphics processing units). I suspect they're using Nvidia's CUDA or AMD's Stream SDK.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Advertisements


Search This Blog


  •  

Translate

Thank you for visiting!