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How Much Do You Know About Computer Graphics?

Prabhakar Pillai Dec 16, 2020
Computer Graphics is an exciting and constantly evolving field. Find out your familiarity with this domain by taking this short quiz.
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Interesting Fact
William Fetter was a pioneer in the domain of computer graphics. Incidentally he was the first to generate a human figure as a 3D model.
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Quick Fact
3D computer graphics software appeared in home computers in late 1970s. The earliest instance is 3D Art Graphics, a set of 3D computer graphics effects released in June 1978 for Apple II.
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Interesting Tidbit
In 1988, John and Thomas Knoll built the first version of Photoshop on a Macintosh Computer, as it was the sole computer with a color display and the capacity to handle the program they were building.
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Trivia
In 1979, the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center developed the first prototype for a GUI.
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Did You Know?
The first version of the CRT,  dubbed the "Braun tube" was developed by Ferdinand Braun of Germany back in 1897.
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For Your Information
LCD employs the light-modulating properties of liquid crystals combined with polarizers.
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Quick Bite
A bitmap also referred to as 'raster' is made from rows of different colored pixels put together to form an image.
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Know This
Pixelation happens on stretching pixels beyond their original size.
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Technical Fact
JPEG is a standard image format for containing lossy and compressed image data. Even with immense reduction in file size, JPEG images maintain reasonable image quality.
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Top Fact
Graphical Interchange Format is an image format created by Steve Wilhite, an American software writer who was seeking a way to animate images in the smallest file size.
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Quick Fact
The 3 steps to produce 3D Animation are: Modelling, Layout and animation, and Rendering.
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Did You Know?
Plasma displays are thinner than cathode ray tube (CRT) displays and brighter than liquid crystal displays (LCD).
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