FPGA-based Image Combining for Parallel Rendering

Marco Winzker, André Hinkenjann, Matthias Bues
electronic displays Conference - 2010, Presentation
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An electronic display often has to present information from several sources. This contribution reports about an approach, in which programmable logic (FPGA) synchronises and combines several graphics inputs. The application area is computer graphics, especially rendering of large 3D models, which is a computing intensive task. Therefore, complex scenes are generated on parallel systems and merged to give the requested output image. So far, the transportation of intermediate results is often done by a local area network. However, as this can be a limiting factor, the new approach removes this bottleneck and combines the graphic signals with an FPGA.

BibTex references

  author       = {Winzker, Marco and Hinkenjann, Andr{\'e} and Bues, Matthias},
  title        = {FPGA-based Image Combining for Parallel Rendering},
  booktitle    = {electronic displays Conference},
  year         = {2010},
  publisher    = {Weka Fachmedien GmbH},
  note         = {Presentation},

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