Microsoft joins Khronos Group and WebGL working group




Microsoft has joined the Khronos Group, the organization that, among other things responsible for the OpenGL standards. The software giant will also serve on the working group that developed the WebGL standard.

WebGL fpa The entry of Microsoft into the Khronos Group announced the Web3D conference which was held in Vancouver. past weekend Microsoft has also be found in the list of companies that are part of the Khronos Group.

In addition to the membership at the Khronos Group, Microsoft joined the WebGL working group. This develops the WebGL standard. WebGL is now supported by many browsers and makes it possible to show without a plug-in is required. 3D images in browsers

By becoming part of the working group part, Microsoft is able to co reshape while the software giant in 2011 WebGL dangerous the further development of WebGL called and hinting at its own variant. Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 support included for WebGL. Whether Microsoft also has ambitions to actively contribute to OpenGL, OpenGL ES and other standards of the Khronos Group is not yet clear.

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