What do the online media say about the new OpenCL 2.2 and SPIR-V 1.2?

You’ve seen the news everywhere. OpenCL 2.2 and SPIR-V are out there! See below what the online media had to say about it.

PC Perspective | Khronos Group Published Finalized OpenCL 2.2 & SPIR-V 1.2

“Aligning with the start of the International Workshop on OpenCL (IWOCL) 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, The Khronos Group has published the finalized specification for OpenCL 2.2 and SPIR-V 1.2.”

Phoronix | Khronos Unveils OpenCL 2.2, SPIR-V 1.2, OpenCL CTS Open-Sourced

“There are some exciting Khronos announcements this morning, including more open-source greatness!

First up, Khronos has officially released OpenCL 2.2. OpenCL 2.2 is firmed up and ready to go for your cross-vendor, GPGPU computing needs.”

Tom’s Hardware | Khronos Group Finalizes OpenCL 2.2 Specs, Releases Source On GitHub

“The Khronos Group finalized the specifications for the OpenCL 2.2 standard that allows developers to handle compute-heavy tasks by leveraging a system’s CPU and GPU together.”

Gamedev | Khronos Releases OpenCL 2.2 with SPIR-V 1.2

“The Khronos™ Group announced the immediate availability of the finalized OpenCL™ 2.2 specification, incorporating industry feedback received from developers during the provisional specification review period.”

Embedded Vision | Khronos Releases OpenCL 2.2 With SPIR-V 1.2

“OpenCL 2.2 brings the most developer-requested feature into core — the new OpenCL C++ kernel language for significantly enhanced parallel programming productivity.”

Stream | Khronos Releases OpenCL 2.2 With SPIR-V 1.2

“A static subset of the C++14 standard as a kernel language. The OpenCL C++ kernel language includes classes, templates, lambda expressions, function overloads and many other constructs to increase parallel programming productivity through generic and meta-programming.”

Geeks3D Forums | OpenCL 2.2 + SPIR-V 1.2 Specifications Released

“The conformance tests for OpenCL versions 1.2, 2.0 and 2.1 have also been released on GitHub with more open-source releases to follow.”

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