Jacco Bikker, NHTV University of Applied Sciences, Breda, The Netherlands
Game engines need to be re-designed to work and use full potential of multicore systems.
While Image convolution is not as effective with the new Read-Write images functionality, any image processing technique that needs be done in place may benefit from the Read-Write images. One example of a process that could be used effectively is image composition. In OpenCL 1.2 and earlier, images were qualified with the “__read_only” and __write_only” qualifiers. In the OpenCL 2.0, images can...