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French researchers have developed a new system to enable users to insert virtual copies of themselves into video games or on the Web. This system combines high performance video acquisition, computation and graphics rendering. It was introduced last week at SIGGRAPH 2007. This system is called GrImage (for 'grid' and 'image') -- a French word which also means 'make-up' for actors -- a pretty bad choice in my opinion. Anyway, it could be used to control your realistic avatars not only in games, but also in video conferences. But read more...
John Loiacono is headed to the graphics software giant amid radical software changes at Sun, News.com has learned.
With HD clarity and more-realistic graphics, new Xbox will top old version in playing movies and music stored on Media Center.
Nvidia is supplying graphics drivers for Solaris-based workstations that use x86 chips such as Advanced Micro Devices' Opteron.
Graphics could be more realistic in new version of Atari's "Shadow Ops." But OS to run it won't appear till 2005.
ARM has been pushing the PowerVR MBX core, developed with Imagination Technologies, as a technology for building realistic 3D graphics into mobile devices.
"Sun is the one company that has all the pieces." Discuss.
The Satellite 5200 has the power to be a realistic alternative to a home desktop PC, and for the most part the features it boasts -- good 3D graphics, decent audio quality, Bluetooth -- are the ones people are likely to want.
Graphics chipmaker 3DLabs announced that the Wildcat III 6100 and Wildcat III 6210, the latest versions of the company's high-end graphics products, are now available to PC makers. The chips are intended for workstations, high-performance PCs used for tasks such as drafting and animation. The company also announced that its Wildcat II chip is now available in the XVR-500, a graphic card built by Sun Microsystems for use in the company's Sun Blade workstations and Sun Fire servers. --David Becker, Special to ZDNet News
Coming in at the top of Sun's workstation line, the Sun Blade 2000 runs two 900MHz or 1 GHz UltraSparc III chips. A new graphics unit improves performance for data visualization.
IBM on Thursday proclaimed a new version of its entry-level 64-bit RS/6000 44 P Model 170 Unix workstation--the fastest entry-level Unix workstation. The company says the addition of a faster 450MHz Power3 II processor and new IBM GXT6000P graphics board allow the workstation to best rivals, such as Sun Microsystems.
Sun Microsystems delivers tools to help developer community leverage XML standards for graphics. Read on to find out more about these technologies involved: JavaT and XML-based Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)...
Sun Microsystems says it has overtaken SGI, the former Silicon Graphics Inc., in its workstation graphics.
Sun is attempting to capitalise on SGI's financial problems by stepping up its efforts in graphics workstations.
Sun says its upcoming MAJC graphics processor will also boost broadband and the Web. Says one Sun exec: 'The Web is pretty boring.'
Sun Microsystems Inc. is high on its upcoming MAJC graphics processor, saying it will also boost broadband and the Web.
Company says its upcoming MAJC graphics processor will also boost broadband and the Web. Says one Sun exec: 'The Web is pretty boring.'
Sun's next-generation multimedia processor architecture will be used in workstations, thin-client devices.
A team of government researchers, academic organizations and private industries has developed a robot that will be sent to the Chernobyl nuclear reactor in Ukraine to help detect problems. The robot, which uses technology from Silicon Graphics, will scan the reactor, sending researchers a photo-realistic, 3D image that can be checked for problems.
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