Multiplatform game developer TransGaming has secured a milestone patent for key proprietary technology that forms the core of TransGaming’s SwiftShader product, a pure-software 3D graphics renderer. SwiftShader has been licensed by industry-leading technology providers such as Adobe, Citrix, and Google, and is an essential component for a broad range of products from web browsers to defense and medical imaging applications.
The patent-protected SwiftShader 3D-graphics rendering engine eliminates the need for a separate graphics processor unit (GPU), allowing applications to use 3D graphics on the CPU alone. SwiftShader can drive the 3D experiences that consumers expect on their devices, and will have an increasingly strategic role to play as CPU and GPU technologies converge in the future. The patent ensures the protection of this far-reaching technology as it is adopted across a broad range of industries and applications, giving TransGaming a competitive edge in 3D rendering and parallel processing technology moving forward.