Basics Of Computer Graphics - Introduction Page


Computer graphics have been around since the 1960's. To learn about the history of computer graphics, go here.
In this section we will take a look at the very basics of computer graphics. What does '16-bit color' mean, what is 'refresh rate', how much memory do I need for 1280x1024 in true color, what kind of resolution will I get from a 3Mpix camera? Stuff like that....

Below you see the different sections. Click on the topic that seems relevant to you.
The Binary Notation
Color Depth
Screen Resolution

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