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Hidden Surface Removal

Hidden surface removal or HSR is another name for hidden surface determination. In both cases, once the objects or parts of objects in a 3D environment that are completely obscured by other objects from the point of view of the user?s viewpoint are determined, they can be removed without problem from the rendering process.

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Related Dictionary Entries for Hidden Surface Removal:

Hidden Surface Determination

Hidden Surface Removal

Hider Algorithm

HSR

Visible Surface Determination

VSD



 

Resources in our database matching the Term Hidden Surface Removal:

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Open-Source, Multitouch Surface
At the start of May 2008, Engineers at Eyebeam, an engineering and design firm based in New York, created a scaled-down open-source version of Microsoft Surface, called Cubit.



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Convex Hull Simplification With Containment By Successive Plane Removal
A fairly short overview of an interesting, and immensely handy simplification method, with the potential to reduce the number of calculations needed in a scene.



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Large Image Display: The Stepford Wives: Robo Dog 3000
Here we see the lovable disaster area that is Robo Dog 3000. As we find out much later in the film, Robo is a cyborg, much like the other members of Stepford. AA champion terrier's brain plus a minimal life support system, is hidden inside that shell, and hooked to considerable neuroprosthetics. This allows the dog to behave and think like a normal dog, whilst appearing to be fully robotic.



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Permanent Death Sliderule
?Permanent removal of the ability for a player to control his avatar within the game system is known as permanent player death (PPD). Few game mechanics actually attempt to make use of PPD, though the reasons for this vary. The purpose of this article is not to identify the strengths or weaknesses of PPD within a given game system, but to present one implementation of it.?




A resource list, dedicated to chronicling the efforts of recreating severed limbs via virtual reality, so as to fool the brain into believing the limb is still attached, and thus eliminating the chronic pain, with sensations of stabbing, burning or cutting which are often severe, that 65% of amputees suffer.




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Displaying SmartPhones: Mini-Projector Over iWear?
An interactive projection system, building on the virtual keyboard, offers a second type of augmented reality display for the smartphone - Enlarged projection onto any surface.



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Fitting Prosthetics Snugly over Time
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST in Braunschweig, Germany have developed a sensor system that fits into a prosthesis to analyse gait over time.



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Ahl al-trab
A creature from worldwide mythology, included for content within the virtual. The Ahl al-trab come from Islamic folklore. Living in burrow-homes just, literally just, below the surface of the Saharan sands, These humanoid creatures are tiny; practically flightless pixies.



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Nuts and Bolts
Much of the work in launching a new world, is spent on creating the fundamental technologies that lay under the surface: Databases, daemons, graphical APIs, you name it. All of these have been written before, and continue to be written, improved and perfected now. Why write your own, when great ones are available, pre-made, and ready for you to build from?



 

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(30/09/2011)
Six-month-old babies are severely limited in what they can remember about the objects they see in the world; if you hide several objects from an infant, they will only remember one of those objects with any detail. But a new study, which wi...


(22/09/2011)
Ford Motor Company has been showing of its concept E-Bike at the Frankfort auto show. Though the company says it’s isn’t likely to actually sell the bike, it does offer some striking features. For one thing, it’s unisex; there’s no ...


(21/12/2012)
A new model could ultimately help robotic fingers, made of a soft surface, manipulate small objects

Imagine a solid ball rolling down a slightly inclined ramp. What could be perceived as childs play is the focus of serious t...


(20/07/2011)
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new method to harvest electrical energy from flowing water.

The researchers investigated how the flow of water over surfaces coated with graphene could generate...


(17/07/2011)
Yesterday, Sunday the 17th of July, our moon, Luna, received its second artificial satellite in a month. Technically one satellite in two halves, the second of the THEMIS satellites serves the same function as the