The OpenGL Architecture Review Board (ARB) today announced the availability of the OpenGL 1.4 specification. The new spec sports enhancements to the cross-platform 2D and 3D graphics technology preferred by many companies including Apple.
Developed to provide more realistic graphics with higher quality, the OpenGL 1.4 specification has new core features, including:
The 1.4 specification was developed with the guidance of the ARB itself along with additional participants in the graphics industry. Implementations of OpenGL 1.4 are expected to be released later this year.
The OpenGL ARB includes representatives from Apple, ATI, Nvidia, SGI and others.