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Vulkan update: we’re conformant!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today we have a guest post from Igalia’s Iago Toral, who has spent the past year working on the Mesa graphic driver stack for Raspberry Pi 4. It’s been nearly a year since we first announced that we were developing a Vulkan driver for the latest generation of Raspberry Pi devices (Raspberry Pi 4, Raspberry […]

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Vulkan update: merged to Mesa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today we have another guest post from Igalia’s Iago Toral, who has spent the past year working on the Mesa graphic driver stack for Raspberry Pi 4. Four months ago we announced that work on the Vulkan effort for Raspberry Pi 4 (v3dv) was progressing well, and that we were moving the development to an […]

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Design game graphics with Digital Making at Home

Reading Time: < 1 minute [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehpeIuMlfvc?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] Join us for Digital Making at Home: this week, young people can explore the graphics side of video game design! Through Digital Making at Home, we invite kids all over the world to code along with us and our new videos every week. So get ready to design video game graphics with us: […]

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Vulkan update: now with added source code

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today we have a guest post from Igalia’s Iago Toral, who has spent the past year working on the Mesa graphic driver stack for Raspberry Pi 4. It is almost five months since we announced the Vulkan effort for Raspberry Pi 4. It was great to see how many people were excited about this, and […]

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Vulkan is coming to Raspberry Pi: first triangle

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following on from our recent announcement that Raspberry Pi 4 is OpenGL ES 3.1 conformant, we have some more news to share on the graphics front. We have started work on a much requested feature: an open-source Vulkan driver! Vulkan Standards body Khronos describes Vulkan as “a new generation graphics and compute API that provides […]

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Historical high-resolution graphics on Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes Raspberry Pi Trading engineer James Hughes recently pointed out a project to us that he’d found on the Raspberry Pi forum. Using a Raspberry Pi, forum member Rene Richarz has written a Tektronix 4010, 4013, 4014, 4015, and ARDS terminal emulator. The project sounded cool, but Helen and I didn’t 100% get it, so we […]