GRAPHICS PROCESSING REQUIREMENTS FOR ENABLING IMMERSIVE VR

| January 26, 2018

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Over the last three decades, graphics technology has evolved and revolutionized the way that people interact with their computers, cars, smartphones, and other devices. Driven primarily by advances in computer game technology, performance has improved by many orders of magnitude, programmability and graphical quality have flourished, and as costs have come down, computer graphics have become entrenched in modern life.While computer graphics have evolved dramatically, up until recently computer display technology has advanced following a more incremental trajectory. Over the past 20 to 30 years, while screen resolution, the number of colors available per pixel, and other features have increased and improved, consumer graphics have almost exclusively been displayed via a simple two-dimensional display – whether on a PC monitor, a TV, or a smart phone.

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