DV Hardware bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
 
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
December 8, 2016 
Main Menu
Home
Info
News archives
Articles
Howto
Reviews
 

Who's Online
There are currently 131 people online.

 

Latest Reviews
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller
ZOWIE G-TF Rough mousepad
ROCCAT Isku FX gaming keyboard
Prolimatech Magnetic Pin
 

Follow us
RSS
 

Intel talks about Larrabee architecture

Posted on Friday, May 08 2009 @ 11:29:08 CEST by


Intel published a six-page long PDF interview with Tom Forsyth, the software and hardware architect of Larrabee. You can read it over here.
Q: What is Larrabee’s biggest benefit to game developers?

The primary focus used to be making more realistic graphics. Now as we get there, we see that realism is somewhat overrated. Films don’t have real lighting—it’s faked like crazy. Real physics aren’t that fun—if I fall 12 feet, I break my leg. Real AI will headshot you every time. So you want the game to look intelligent and realistic while still having fun beating it. We need to enable as much realism as the developers want, then allow them the fine control to step sideways. An example of that in graphics is colorizing and brightening, such as in the TV show Pushing Daisies, where scenes are filled with pastels, or have huge contrast, or their hue changes to emphasize a mood. The colors are completely unrealistic and yet we not only accept them, they tell us things without conscious input. And it all relies on exquisitely fine control over the rendering. That is what Larrabee will provide to developers: new techniques for enhancing the visceral feel of a game.



 



 

DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2016 DM Media Group bvba