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Khronos Finalizes OpenCL 2.0 Specification

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The Khronos Group today announced the ratification and public release of the finalized OpenCL 2.0 specification. OpenCL 2.0 is a significant evolution of the open, royalty-free standard that simplifies cross-platform, parallel programming.

With an enhanced execution model and a subset of the C11 and C++11 memory model, synchronization and atomic operations, OpenCL now enables a significantly richer range of algorithms and programming patterns to be easily accelerated with improved performance. Significant feedback from the developer community was incorporated into the final specification, following its provisional release in July. The OpenCL 2.0 specifications are available at www.khronos.org/opencl.

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More excited for this to take off than proprietary trash like CUDA and AMD APP. :)
 

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wasnt expecting to see android mentioned for openCL, that brings up some interesting possibilities.
 
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More excited for this to take off than proprietary trash like CUDA and AMD APP. :)
AMD APP is just an SDK to make work with OpenCL look easy, who cares if its proprietary, majority don't use SDKs anyway.
 

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anyone found anything cool to do with openCL yet that isnt video encoding?
 
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anyone found anything cool to do with openCL yet that isnt video encoding?
WiFi cracking
Data acquisition(heck we will use it on Altera's FPGAs)
virus searching (comparing digital signatures of viruses,files e.t.c.)
financial analysis
and a lot more staff.