Computation Systems

This refers to the computer systems used to control the overall environment. These systems must perform the following tasks: generation of graphics for the display system, computation of the state of the environment, control and interpretation of the input and output devices. All of these tasks must be synchronized for each frame.

Several hardware configurations are currently used (in order of increasing performance):

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Last modified on February 18, 1999, G. Scott Owen, owen@siggraph.org