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Android Renderscript (CPU/GPU code)

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 11:43:32 -0300

Curious: CPU/GPU code?

http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2011/02/introducing-renderscript.html

"However, unlike the existing NDK, this solution is cross-platform. The
development language for Renderscript is C99 with extensions, which is
compiled to a device-agnostic intermediate format [...]  running code on CPUs
vs. GPUs. The reason is that this decision is made on the device at
runtime. Simple scripts will be able to run on the GPU as compute workloads
when capable hardware is available. More complex scripts will run on the
CPU(s). [...] This is intended to be transparent to the developer."

Obvious (correct and worth saying) questions/comments here: 
http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/fl2nj/google_release_more_detail_on_renderscript_a_3d/c1gq7k4

Andrew

More Renderscript Info

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 09:36:19 -0300

http://www.inter-fuser.com/2009/11/android-renderscript-more-info-and.html

Andrew

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