Futuremark presents VGMark07 benchmark

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 16 2007 @ 16:50 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Futuremark announced the release of VGMark07, the OpenVG(tm) Benchmark. This new benchmark will provide unbiased vector graphics performance data for handset manufacturers, ODMs, semiconductor companies and network operators within the handheld industry. VGMark07 is the first product that will enable the handheld industry and media to make objective and accurate cross platform performance comparisons of OpenVG 1.0 API enabled hardware and software solutions. VGMark07 is targeted for devices that are fully compliant with the OpenVG 1.0 API specification and which pass all Open VG conformance tests.

Simulating real world vector graphics workloads, VGMark07 is a suite of tests comprised of demanding consumer level applications and feature tests. Application tests such as user interface navigation and map based navigation provide performance comparisons of a broad array of OpenVG features. VGMark07's feature tests provide comprehensive performance data for specific aspects of OpenVG functionality. Feature tests include segment count, fill rate and path count, and image quality tests for rendering, anti-aliasing and image quality. VGMark07 is fully configurable to support a variety of resolutions and image quality settings via scripting.


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