Graphics Usages:     Last updated on 2014/2558 10 8, a full moon day;

Also see: Display; Graphics; Graphics Pattern; Personal Photo Album;

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2010 3D; 3D GUI; e.g. Nintendo 3DS; Toshiba; ... ;
2009 Bootstrap Graphics value to protect system, such as background picture, icon file, precompiled GIF file of icon, e.g. C:\IT\Icon\*.gif, ... ;
2008 Graphics controller Also see: GDDR;
2007 Silverlight tool for developers Microsoft platform in ACT1 stage; Expression Graphic Designer, VS2005, XAML; For more info, MSDN WEB Silverlight;

The usage "silver light" might be from ACT3 stage, where only very boring 5 gray sections exist from hyperspace craft, but ... ; On the other hand, graphics might not be useful in ACT3, because artificial energy & artificial light are still in research ... ;

  2D accelerator Hardware spec. usage;
  3D engine clock-speed Hardware spec. usage;
  Accelerator: DGI 2000 Hardware spec. usage;
  Accelerator: Direct Draw Hardware spec. usage;
  Accelerator: MPEG 1 Video Hardware spec. usage;
  Accelerator: MPEG 2 Video Hardware spec. usage;
  AGP 266MHz data read Hardware spec. usage; 2D accelerator in 2002;
  Alpha-blending Hardware spec. usage; Function;
  Alpha gain Video effect;
  Anime Source, Funimation Entertainment Next generation animation and entertainment; Also see: Kinokuniya Bookstores;
  Anti-aliasing Software usage; New visual attribute by .Net; Also see: Border, Gradient, Transparency;
  Anti-aliasing: Full scene Hardware spec. usage;
  Anti-aliasing: Sort dependent edge Hardware spec. usage;
  ARGP format, ultra-pipelined architecture Hardware spec. usage; 32bit in 2002;
  Aspect ratio Technique; In display, Variable Aspect Ratio may vary along with viewer's location, and variable aspect ratio is out of a Myanmar's knowledge;
  BITBLT graphics engine Hardware spec. usage; 128bit in 2002;
  Blur Video effect;
  Border Software usage; New visual attribute by .Net; Also see: Anti-aliasing, Gradient, Transparency;
  Brightness It can be adjusted by software; Also see: Contrast, Gamma; Also see: Hue, Saturation; Video effect;
  Brightness 100 ~ 0 Black ~ Gray ~ White
  Buffer flipping: Tearing free; Double Hardware spec. usage; MPEG;
  Buffer flipping: Tearing free; Triple Hardware spec. usage; MPEG;
  Burst engine write Hardware spec. usage; 2D accelerator in 2002;
  Camera Technique; How many cameras? Cameras locations?
  Codecs A part of multimedia;
  Color tint Video effect;
  Coloring Technique;
  ColorSync Video effect;
  Contrast It can be adjusted by software; Also see: Brightness, Gamma; Video effect;
  Coordinate: Celestial coordinate, Celestial latitude, Celestial longitude; Pixel in which graphics mode?
  Coordinate: Cylindrical coordinate Pixel in which graphics mode?
Coordinate: Latitude & Longitude Pixel in which graphics mode?
  Coordinate: Log-log coordinate Pixel in which graphics mode?
  Coordinate: Polar coordinate plane = polar plane Pixel in which graphics mode?
  Coordinate: Rectangular coordinate Circle equation; Linear equation graph; Pairs equation; Parabola equation; Point slope linear equation; Slope intercept linear equation; Pixel in which graphics mode?  
  Coordinate: Spherical coordinate Pixel in which graphics mode?
  Coordinate: X-linear coordinate = Semi-log coordinate Pixel in which graphics mode?
  Coordinate: Y-linear coordinate = Semi-log coordinate Pixel in which graphics mode?
  Coordinate: XYZ space = rectangular 3-space = Cartesian 3-space Pixel in which graphics mode?
  Cursor: Bitmapped; Black and White Hardware spec. usage; 64x64x2
  Cursor: Bitmapped; Color Hardware spec. usage; 64x64x16
  Degauss Graphics monitor display hardware spec. usage;
  Display A part of multimedia;
  Dither Its options are: diffusion, none, pattern, ...; 
  Dithering Hardware spec. usage;
  Draw Software usage;
Edge detection Video effect;
Emboss Video effect;
Export file Software usage; Also see: Import file; LEAD Technologies' LEADTOOLS Raster Imaging Pro v.13 provides 140+ file formats to export;
  File data compression Software usage; JPEG, JPEG2000, LZW, MRC, G3(GROUP 3), G4(GROUP 4);
  File filter: Computer Graphics Metafile Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  File filter: CorelDRAW Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  File filter: Encapsulated Postscript Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  File filter: FlashPix Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  File filter: Graphics Interchange Format Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  File filter: Joint Photographic Experts Group Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  File filter: Kodak Photo CD Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  File filter: Macintosh Graphics Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  File filter: PC Paintbrush Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  File filter: Portable Network Graphics Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  File filter: Tag Image File Format Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  File filter: Windows Bitmap Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  File filter: Windows Metafile Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  File filter: WordPerfect Graphics Graphics file filters are used to share the files across multi-platforms;
  Film noise Video effect;
  Filter, Transformation, Drawing Software usage; In 2003, LEAD Technologies' LEADTOOLS provides 60+ digital filters and transformations to interface with .Net standard;
  Flash animation Macromedia's low bandwidth stream development; Less storage than traditional bitmapped animation;
  Fogging Hardware spec. usage;
  Gamma It can be adjusted by software; Also see: Brightness, Contrast;
  General convolution Video effect;
  GIF File format; Also see: JPEG;
  Gradient Software usage; New visual attribute by .Net; Also see: Anti-aliasing, Border, Transparency;
  Graphics & Video overlay function Hardware spec. usage; MPEG;
  Graphics controller In 2008, also see: GDDR;
  H. Position Graphics monitor display hardware spec. usage; Horizontal position;
  H. Size Graphics monitor display hardware spec. usage; Horizontal size;
  HSB Human perceives: Hue, Saturation, Brightness; Subjective color model; Perceptive color model; Also see: RGB
  HSL balance Video effect;
  Hue Software usage; Also see: Saturation, and Brightness;
  Hue 0 ~ 30 degree Red
  Hue 30 ~ 60 degree Red Orange
  Hue 60 ~ 90 degree Orange
  Hue 90 ~ 120 degree Yellow Orange
  Hue 120 ~ 150 degree Yellow
  Hue 150 ~ 180 degree Yellow Green
  Hue 180 ~ 210 degree Green
  Hue 210 ~ 240 degree Blue Green
  Hue 240 ~ 270 degree Blue
  Hue 270 ~ 300 degree Blue Violet
  Hue 300 ~ 330 degree Violet
  Hue 330 ~ 360 degree Violet Red
  Hypergraphics hotspot interface Software usage;
  Image Software usage;
  Image by imaging: Raster  
  Image by imaging: Vector  
  Import file Software usage; Also see: Export file; LEAD Technologies' LEADTOOLS Raster Imaging Pro v.13 provides 140+ file formats to import;
  Interlaced scan Scanning horizontal lines of display; Also see: progressive scan;
  Interlacing GIF Regular GIF file's image contents are rendered from top to bottom; Interlaced GIF file's image contents are rendered by passes (pass, a set of lines) instead of line-by-line from top to bottom;
  JPEG File format; JPEG can store more RGBxyz numbers of color than GIF;
  Language Graphics monitor display hardware spec. usage;
  Lens flare Video effect;
  Lighting Technique;
  Linear addressing Hardware spec. usage; 2D accelerator in 2002; Upto 32MB framed buffer;
  Lossless compression Graphics file compression; Also see: Lossy compression;
  Lossy compression Graphics file compression; Also see: Lossless compression;
  Memory map Hardware spec. usage; 2D accelerator in 2002;
  Mesh Polygon mesh, cubical mesh, ... ; Higher the numbers of meshes, longer the rendering time period needed to compile, better the images is;
  Motion compensation logic Hardware spec. usage; MPEG;
  Multimedia Audio + Display + Graphics + Video + ...
  OSD Adjustment Graphics monitor display hardware spec. usage; www.proview.net
  Palette Also see: Similarity.htm#Palette; Palette options can be adaptive, custom, exact, previous, system, ...; 
  Parallelogram Graphics monitor display hardware spec. usage;
  Pin.Balance Graphics monitor display hardware spec. usage;
  Pincushion Graphics monitor display hardware spec. usage;
  Pixel Before 2005, pixel had been known as a light emitting dot of a screen of display; In 2005, LAC changes the concept: Pixel can be not only a light emitting dot of a screen, but also an image pickup element of a camera;
  Pixel clock, 375 MHz Hardware spec. usage; MPEG;
  Playback format Hardware spec. usage; MPEG;
  polygon, WHERE 3 or more lines are connected together;
  Printing graphics: Windows parameters are /printbox:STD, and /printbox:LCD; Windows OS %PATH%\graphics /? <enter>; Also see: *.icm, color files, ...;
  Progressive scan After year 2000, progression scan has been used in HD layered products; To convert video image into graphics image, interlaced scan and progressive scan must be understood; 
  Reflection Technique; Omni direction, Focal direction, ...;
  Rendering Some graphics images are drawn/painted by rendering technique; Rendering requires color lookup table for each pixel, polygon meshes as frame-of-object to be in aspect ratio, texturing textures to cover the object, camera view for each object in viewer's perception, lighting for each object so that reflection whether in ambient/omni/..., shading of background and foreground; In common, rendering takes time [in minutes] because calculating each pixel's values and meshes' values demand mathematical processor's processing time;
  Reset Graphics monitor display hardware spec. usage;
  Resize Software usage;
  Resolution EGA, SVGA, TIGA, VGA, XGA, ... ;
  RGB Display produces: Red, Green, Blue; Also see: HSB
  RGB balance Video effect;
  RGBxyz xyz can stands for either base2 number or base10 number; If color buffer is 24 bit, it means for each pixel, 8 bits for x, 8bits for y, and 8 bits for z; i.e. without sign-bit in instruction, in base10, x can be varied 0 ~ 255, y can be varied 0 ~ 255, z can be varied 0 ~ 255; Possible variation of pixel thus becomes 255 * 255 * 255;
  RGB555 Hardware spec. usage; MPEG; Video capture;
  RGB565 Hardware spec. usage; MPEG; Video capture;
  Rotate Software usage;
  Rotation Graphics monitor display hardware spec. usage; Software usage;
  Saturation Software usage; Also see: Hue, Brightness;
  Saturation 0 ~ 100 Little color ~ Pastel ~ Full Color
  Shading: Flat Hardware spec. usage; Software Algorithm usage also;
  Shading: Hardware spec. usage; Software Algorithm usage also;
  Shading: Software Algorithm usage; "Gouraud", Phong, ...
  Shape Software usage;
  Sharpen Video effect;
  SmartCODEC A spec.; YUV720x480 natural, RGB 800x480; 60 fps; 2~3 ms delay time; IDB-1394 controller LSI; Fixed compression ratio;
  SMIL region RealNetworks RealPlayer usage;
  SMPTE Video effect;
  "Specular" light  
  Stereo automatic rendering engine Hardware spec. usage;
  Texture fetch Hardware spec. usage; i.e. AGP 4x at 266MHz
  Texture read Hardware spec. usage;
  Transformation Technique;
  Translation Technique;
  Transparency Software usage; New visual attribute by .Net; Also see: Anti-aliasing, Border, Gradient;
  Transparency image Image of GIF file displays through background; GIF89 and later versions support the transparency images;
  Trapezoid Graphics monitor display hardware spec. usage;
  Traveling Matte Video effect;
  Triangle setup engine Hardware spec. usage; Built-in 32bit floating-point format in 2002;
  TWAIN Software usage; Scanning component which scans buffered memory, which is compressed by BITFIELDS, G3, G4, JPEG, PACKBITS, RLE;
  V. Position Graphics monitor display hardware spec. usage; Vertical position;
Video accelerator Hardware spec. usage; 2D, 3D, ...
  Video capture Hardware spec. usage; MPEG
  VLIW geometry transform by lighting Hardware spec. usage; Built-in 32bit floating-point format in 2002;
  Watermark, aka Digital watermark; Crawler robot will be able to detect, but no harm to systems; Graphics images in webpage(s) are marked for illegal file copies; i.e. <div id="footer">
<img src="/sub_directory/img/graphics_image_.gif" width="number" height="number" alt="USA MYANMAR NET" />
<img src="/sub_directory/img/graphics_image.gif"width="number" height="number" alt=" Unicode_Character(s)_be_here" />
</div>
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  YUV to RGB space conversion Hardware spec. usage; MPEG;
  YUV420 Hardware spec. usage; MPEG; Video capture;
  YUV422 Hardware spec. usage; MPEG; Video capture;
  YUV720 pixel x 480 pixel In 2006, Fujitsu SmartCODEC Spec. draws letter & line as natural image in YUV 720x480, RGB 800x480 resoluctions;
  Z Buffer read Hardware spec. usage;
  Z Buffer write Hardware spec. usage;
  Zero wait state Hardware spec. usage; 2D accelerator in 2002;
  Zoom Software usage; (Digital zoom OR / AND optical zoom); Video effect;
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In graphics systems: "pixel in which graphics mode?" specification must be known first; and then what kind of mesh will be used to represent graphics images; and then artistically apply each graphics usages; and then ...; The difference between a painter and a graphics designer is: painter does not care "pixel in which graphics mode?" spec., but graphics designers do ...

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