News tagged with computer graphics

Beautiful brushstrokes drawn from data

(Phys.org) —A good painter uses simple strokes of a brush to bring texture, contrast and depth to a blank canvas. In comparison, computer programs can have difficulty reproducing the complex and varied ...

Sep 26, 2013
5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast

Supercomputer boosted with graphic processors

With "Piz Daint" the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is putting a new supercomputer system in operation that will provide the necessary compute performance and consume less power. This is made ...

Sep 11, 2013
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Precomputing speeds up cloth imaging

(Phys.org) —Creating a computer graphic model of a uniform material like woven cloth or finished wood can be done by modeling a small volume, like one yarn crossing, and repeating it over and over, perhaps ...

Sep 05, 2013
4.3 / 5 (8) 2 | with audio podcast

Crowdsourcing creates a database of surfaces

(Phys.org) —Computer graphics are moving off the movie screen and into everyday life. Home remodeling specialists, for example, may soon be able to to show you how your kitchen would look with marble countertops ...

Aug 28, 2013
5 / 5 (4) 2 | with audio podcast

Perfecting digital imaging (w/ Video)

Computer graphics and digital video lag behind reality; despite advances, the best software and video cameras still cannot seem to get computer-generated images and digital film to look exactly the way our ...

Jul 23, 2013
5 / 5 (6) 2 | with audio podcast