Developer Quickstart: OpenCL on ROCm 1.6

Overview ROCm 1.6 introduces big updates to our OpenCL compiler and runtime implementation — built on top of the ROCm software stack! This developer release includes …

We ported CAFFE to HIP – and here’s what happened…

The Challenge CAFFE is a popular machine learning framework created by the Berkeley Vision and Learning Center.  The code base contains more than 55,000 lines of …

Vega Frontier : How to for developers

When getting a new piece of hardware, the first step is to install the driver. You can see how to install them for the Radeon …

Baikal Renderer: Open-source Radeon ProRender backend

Summary In this blog post we are announcing the availability of the Baikal renderer, an open-source implementation of the AMD Radeon ProRender (RPR) API. We …

The Radeon Loom Stitching Pipeline

I’m Mike Schmit, Director of Software Engineering with the Radeon Technologies Group at AMD. I’m leading the development of a new open-source 360-degree video-stitching framework …

TrueAudio Next Demo and Paper at GameSoundCon

In 2016, AMD brought TrueAudio Next to GameSoundCon. GameSoundCon was held Sept 27-28 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. GameSoundCon caters to game …

AMD TrueAudio Next and CU Reservation – What is the Context?

As noted in my previous blog, new innovations in virtual reality have spearheaded a renewed interest in audio processing, and many new as well as …

The Importance of Audio in VR

Audio Must be Consistent With What You See Virtual reality demands a new way of thinking about audio processing. In the many years of history …

ROCm with Rapid Harmony : Optimizing HSA Dispatch

We previously looked at how to launch an OpenCL™ kernel using the HSA runtime. That example showed the basics of using the HSA Runtime. Here we’ll …

ROCm With Harmony: Combining OpenCL, HCC, and HSA in a Single Program

Introduction In a previous blog we discussed the different languages available on the ROCm platform.  Here we’ll show you how to combine several of these …