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Re: [vox] Actualdepth demo



everything he showed us (aside from view angle flicking) could be done
through alpha blending.

it's just that the monitor adds more pizzaz.   is pizzaz worth double
the money?  i dunno.

pete


begin nbs <nbs@sonic.net> 
> On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 05:54:08PM -0700, Ted Deppner wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 05:36:30PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > he said roughly the price of two equivalent LCD monitors.
> > 
> > Awesome.  So is the trick then in the software driving it, or is there
> > some hardware component (other than the obvious 2 LCDs mashed together)?
> 
> At a bare minimum, you're just doing multiheaded display.
> No 'drivers' needed.  X-Window can do this pretty much out-of-the-box,
> I believe.
> 
> Where it gets cool is when particular software takes ADVANTAGE of the
> screen, display some data on one layer (e.g., via one video card),
> and some data on the other.
> 
> 
> What would simply be left monitor & right monitor on a typical
> multi-headed display becomes 'front' and 'back' layers on the
> Actualdepth.
> 
> -bill!
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