A 3-D graphics language developed by Silicon Graphics. There are two main implementations:
Microsoft OpenGL, developed by Microsoft
Cosmo OpenGL, developed by Silicon Graphics
Microsoft OpenGL is built into Windows NT and is designed to improve performance on hardware that supports the OpenGL standard. Cosmo OpenGL, on the other hand, is a software-only implementation specifically designed for machines that do not have a graphics accelerator.
Another standard that is popular for rendering 3-D images is Direct3D.
The Open Host Controller Interface (OpenHCI) Specification for the Universal Serial Bus is a register-level description of a Host Controller for the Universal Serial Bus (USB) which in turn is described by the Universal Serial Bus Specification, released by Intel Corp. The purpose of OpenHCI is to accelerate the acceptance of USB in the marketplace […]
A shared identity service that enables users of multiple OpenID-enabled Web sites to sign in under one single profile, or single user identity. It’s a free and open standard under which users are able to control the amount of personal information they provide on Web sites, and in particular social networking sites (SNS). To use […]
An enterprise grade network management platform developed under the open source model. It consists of a community supported open-source project as well as a commercial services, training and support organization. As a network management platform, it provides several major feature categories: discovery, monitoring, events, data collection, and reporting. OpenNMS was started in 1999 and registered […]
The OpenPortal project is a community of users, developers, and partners who work to create an industry leading enterprise-class portal server. The OpenPortal project is derived from the Sun Java System Portal Server 7 product. As offered by the OpenPortal Project Web site, the objectives for the Portal Server open-source initiative include: Expose Portal Server’s […]
Short for Open Secure Shell, OpenSSH is a free suite of tools (similar to the SSH connectivity tools) that help secure your network connections. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking and other network-level attacks. The OpenSSH suite includes the ssh program that replaces rlogin and telnet, and scp which […]