November makers Sony Ericsson launched the first implementation of WebGL native browser in Android 2.3 , a solution that appeared in the range of Xperia smartphones.
now announce that the implementation of WebGL Android 4.0 will become Open Source , as explained Edenbrandt Anders, Senior Software Architect at Sony Ericsson.
Adopting Open Source licenses allow this implementation to achieve “ a much wider deployment in the Android ecosystem “, since many developers around the world can use their power and better.
the original story explains that the engineer has decided to release the implementation of WebGL Android 4.0 and not earlier because “ WebKit code for Android 4.0 is much more recent , and therefore necessary changes can be managed better “.
can find the code to enable support WebGL terminals with Android 4.0 , but warn that they must have experience with Android developments to take advantage of this implementation, which for example allow enjoy games and experiences in which the 3D rendered content is much more realistic.
a video with this engine in action WebGL terminal Xperia range: