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Ray Tracing in Vulkan (Presented by NVIDIA)

Nuno Subtil  (Devtech Engineer, NVIDIA)

Location: Room 205, South Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 20

Time: 10:30 am - 11:15 am

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Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

NVIDIA's RTX leverages 10+ years of research into accelerated ray tracing on GPUs. In this talk, NVIDIA will explore their API for exposing RTX through Vulkan, discuss how ray tracing fits in with a low-level rasterization API, and cover some details on their Vulkan raytracing extension.


Overview of how VKRay works and how it can be integrated in an existing application.

Intended Audience

Game programmers with an interest in Vulkan