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Special Purpose Hardware For 3D Computer Animation
Author(s): David Eccles; John Robinson
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes several uses of special purpose graphics hardware in television and motion picture entertainment, particulary 3D continuous-tone computer animation. It presents an approach that can accelerate the process of this type of animation by employing hardware used for real-time flight simulation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 October 1983
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0391, Optics in Entertainment, (4 October 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935071
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David Eccles, Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation (United States)
John Robinson, Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0391:
Optics in Entertainment
Chris S. Outwater, Editor(s)

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