3D API

AcronymDefinition
3D API3-Dimensional Application Programming Interface
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Most importantly, SuperGIS 3D API will help you immediately establish a user-friendly web GIS application that is compatible with all mainstream browsers.
ARM Mali-T628 hexa-core chipset and OpenGL ES 3.0 handles the graphics rendering and 3D API respectively.
Sun says that the Java 3D API will make it easier for developers to incorporate 3D graphics into applets and applications, particularly in financial analysis, data mining and MCAD.
3D APIs, provides applications direct control over GPU acceleration for maximized performance and predictability with minimized CPU overhead and efficient multi-threaded performance.
- High performance 3D: Optimized for NVIDIA K2000 GPU or higher (GRID SDK 2.2), the software is compatible with any discrete GPU (e.g., AMD, NVIDIA) and runs on the latest 3D APIs (OpenGL and DirectX), enabling end users to remotely access the most demanding 3D applications without sacrificing performance.
Azure can take multiple backends for different 3D APIs such as OpenGL, Direct3D and Direct 2D.
APIs (application programming interfaces) enable software to make use of hardware in a defined and structured manner and the Khronos mobile 2D and 3D APIs offer support for OpenGL ES 2.0, OpenGL ES 1.1 and OpenVG 1.0.
One of the interesting new features in the first Incubator builds released by Adobe today is the "Molehill" 3D APIs. A while back during Adobe MAX 2010, Adobe announced that in the next version, Flash Player 11, they would introduce support for these APIs that will would give access to fully hardware accelerated 3D content in Flash Player and Adobe AIR.
Nathan, who is a software engineer at Microsoft, explains Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) syntax, WPF's built-in controls, layout with panels, data binding, 2D drawing support, 3D APIs, animation in procedural code and XAML, and interoperability with Win32 and Windows Forms.