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Re: RealTime3D

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  • Subject: [mg53243] Re: RealTime3D
  • From: Jon Harrop <jdh30 at>
  • Date: Sun, 2 Jan 2005 04:12:54 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: University of Cambridge
  • References: <cqtbn4$7fd$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Ian Roberts wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed some correspondence about RealTime3D recently.
> Can anyone tell me why it is makes rendering so much faster? I have been
> using it with Parametric3D[] and a 60 sec plot is rendered almost
> instantaneously. The result lacks some detail but the speed increase is
> so great that many more PlotPoints can be used which more than
> compensates. Ian

I suspect the tesselation is rendered directly as a set of polygons and
lines and not via PostScript and a generic PS renderer.


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