High Performance Calligraphics
Dyna-MOVIE.BYU combines software and Evans and Sutherland hardware providing a highly interactive program with instantaneous feedback of object transformations; therefore, real time, dynamic calligraphic display capabilities are possible. All transformations are updated continuously by use of three interactive devices: a keyboard with function keys, the control dials and a data tablet. Two methods are available to remove hidden surfaces. Animated sequences can be produced by defining a series of frames. The frames are calculated and down loaded from the host computer to the PS330. The sequence can be previewed by three different methods. Since, the PS330 is a calligraphic display device, the final picture can be saved in a MOVIE.BYU format file. This allows the user to choose a number of continuous-tone raster devices on which the model may be rendered.
KeywordsInteractive Computer Graphic Main Menu Interactive Device Label Menu Polygonal Element
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