[vtkusers] KiwiViewer in App Store. New open-source library coming soon.

Jagjeet Nain jagjeet.nain at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 03:23:11 EDT 2011

wow... thats a great news...
with regards

On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 7:15 PM, pat marion <pat.marion at kitware.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm excited to announce Kitware's first entry in the Apple app store.
> KiwiViewer is a free, interactive application for exploration of geometric
> datasets on multi-touch mobile devices.  You can learn more about the app at
> the website here:
>   http://kiwiviewer.org
> And here is a press release:
>   http://www.prweb.com/releases/prweb2011/8/prweb8741699.htm
> In progress are Android and WebGL versions of KiwiViewer.  The KiwiViewer
> app uses VTK and a new library we're calling VES: VTK OpenGL ES rendering
> toolkit.  We look forward to releasing VES open source under the Apache 2.0
> license.   With VES we hope to pave the way for development of VTK
> applications on mobile and web platforms.
> There's just a few things that we want to get in order before we open up
> the repository, so thanks for being patient!  In the meantime, we'd like to
> hear your ideas.  What sorts of things would you like to do on the mobile
> and web platforms?
> VES is a standalone repository right now, but in the future we see it
> becoming a module in the VTK repository, supplementing VTK's current OpenGL
> pipeline.  Here's what you can expect in the short term:
> -We're aiming for an end of October public release
> -VES will include the KiwiViewer app for Android, iOS, and WebGL,
> demonstrating how to use VTK in the mobile and web domains
> -VES will include CMake scripts for cross compiling VTK on Android and iOS
> platforms (using the vtkmodular repository)
> -VES will be an open, fully inclusive effort.  We hope the community is
> interested in helping us design APIs, and as always patches are welcome and
> we can give commit access to community members interested in collaboration.
> Stay tuned for future announcements, and don't hesitate to contact us with
> your project ideas!  If you're a potential customer who'd like help moving
> your current application to a web or mobile platform, you can contact us at
> kitware at kitware.com.
> Pat
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