April 5-7, 2022|Santa Clara Convention Center| Santa Clara, CA

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Open Standard Acceleration APIs for Safety-Critical Graphics, Vision & Compute


Neil Trevett  (President, The Khronos Group)

Location: Ballroom C

Date: Thursday, April 7

Time: 8:00 am - 8:45 am

Track: Drive World - Advanced Automotive

Format: Technical Session

Theme : Automotive, Sensing/Vision Systems

Education Level: All

Pass Type: 2-Day Pass, All Access Pass

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

The automotive industry is racing to leverage state-of-the-art compute and graphics acceleration for advanced autonomy and user interfaces, and needs open interoperability standards to enable effective software development, portability and re-use.

The Khronos Group brings together hundreds of companies to develop royalty-free open standards for graphics, vision and compute acceleration. In this session, Neil Trevett, President of the Khronos Group, will discuss how Khronos is bringing open APIs to safety-critical markets such as automotive. Learn about the newly released Vulkan SC 1.0 , a streamlined, deterministic API for explicit control of GPU graphics and compute acceleration, while easing system-level certifications to the ISO 26262 safety standard.

Trevett will also discuss Khronos’ collaborative initiatives with the EMVA (European Machine Vision Association) and AUTOSAR to evolve open standards for the automotive industry. Learn about the new Khronos Camera Working Group, which is working to develop cross-vendor camera system control APIs to decrease the cost of developing and integrating new camera and sensor technologies. We’ll also discuss the newly announced SYCL SC Exploratory Group, which is seeking industry input on bringing the power of the SYCL open standard for accelerated C++ processing to safety critical applications.

Learn how you can get involved in the evolution of these standardization efforts and leverage open APIs to build next-generation automotive experiences.