Douglas Andrade, Founder of the CMSoft

An engineer by profession, Douglas and his CMSoft partners, have been dedicating considerable efforts into using OpenCL and OpenGL interoperation for simulation purposes. Read about their efforts to create a CLGL shared context by using OpenCL to accelerate te simulation of heat transfer while sharing an OpenGL texture to present the visual results at their website. CMSoft.
Read what he has to say about parallel computing using both OpenCL & OpenGL.

Introducing AMD CodeXL: Developer Tool Suite (Beta Available)
AMD CodeXL is a comprehensive tool suite enabling heterogeneous computing developers to harness the power of AMD CPUs, GPUs and APUs with powerful GPU debugging, comprehensive GPU and CPU profiling, and static OpenCL™ kernel analysis capabilities.
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The Next Era of Computing Innovation Keynote at IFA – Berlin
Phil Rogers’, President HSA Foundation and Corporate Fellow, AMD, Keynote presentation on the near and distant future of computing made possible by HSA including a showcase of innovative technology demos providing a sneak peek of the future of computing.
Watch the Keynote on YouTube..

HSA Revealed with an AMD Insiders Technical Review
Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) offers a more efficient approach to current & future computer architectures in a design that promises to deliver improvement across the 4 major computing vectors: power, performance, programmability and portability. Download the PDF.

AMD Fellow, Mike Houston’s Keynote at China’s SDCC 2012
China’s largest developer event, Software Developer Conference China (SDCC), was treated to a Keynote presentation titled Heterogeneous Computing System Architecture. Mike focused on why the industry is moving to heterogeneous processors & what it means to software developers Watch the video on CSDN.

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OpenCL Programming Webinar Series Date Time
Overview & Demonstration of CodeXL Tool Suite
This Webinar will offer a short overview coupled with real-world demonstrations and uses of this new integrated tool.
October 16, 2012 10:00AM Pacific Time
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"Travelling in Style" C++ AMP Programming Contest Enter by August 31, 2012 Hosted by Beyod3D
PBS User Group Conference - HPC Event October 2-3,2012 San Jose, CA
SC12 Conference November 10-16,2012 Salt Lake City, Utah
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OpenCL Programming Course by Acceleware
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October 16-19 Calgary, AB
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