[PD] Pd and gpgpu
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 ...
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