In addition, Lam hopes to add support for OpenGL* and OpenGL ES* to enhance the graphics pipeline
's performance on mobile platforms.
A new Java2D graphics pipeline
based upon the X11 XRender extension, which provides access to much of the functionality of modern GPUs
The OpenGL graphics system specification, now in its 10th year, allows developers to incorporate a broad set of rendering, texture mapping, special effects and other powerful visualization functions and provides a graphics pipeline
that allows unfettered access to graphics hardware acceleration.
"Our training and simulation end-users require high-quality imaging and realism, combined with the ability to move massive amounts of data through the graphics pipeline
," said Barlow Blake, vice president of marketing, CG2.
Additionally, Wildcat VPs genuine programmability throughout the entire graphics pipeline
provides a superset of traditional graphics processor functionality and is a step towards interactive RenderMan=AE-class rendering.
The Quadro4 750XGL is NVIDIA's mid-range offering, providing high-end features at an aggressive price, including a fully programmable graphics pipeline
. The Quadro4 200NVS is NVIDIA's low-profile dual head graphics solution targeted to financial services and video editing professionals that require maximum screen real estate.
InfiniteReality3, the latest version of the world-leading graphics subsystem from SGI, is the high-performance graphics pipeline
for the SGI Onyx 3000 series.