[PD] Pd and gpgpu

Georg Holzmann grh at mur.at
Sat Nov 10 14:55:23 CET 2007


> it is true that the gpu is unused most of the time and could be used to 
> do fast calculations, but the main output for graphicscards is the 
> screen and reading back into ram can be slow. (of course "slow" is a 
> relative term). I also see a problem in the different formats for audio 
> and images. most graphics cards are optimized for vec4 processings (4 
> parallel color channels). and audio...

Well, there are already quite some papers/software for audio processing 
on the gpu (see e.g. 

But AFAIK nobody did this with pd up to now ...


More information about the Pd-list mailing list