Sirius Video Programming and Configuration Guide

Document Number: 007-2238-003


Written by Carolyn Curtis

Illustrated by Dan Young, Cheri Brown, and Carolyn Curtis

Edited by Christina Cary

Production by Julia Lin

Engineering contributions by Kirk Law, Scott Pritchett, Vince Uttley, Mohsen Hosseini, Ed Miszkiewicz, Paul Spencer, John Hallesy, Sam Gupta, Bharat Patel, and Gary Sanders

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Silicon Graphics, the Silicon Graphics logo, Geometry Engine, and IRIS are registered trademarks and IRIX, Graphics Library, Sirius Video, RealityEngine, RealityEngine2, VTX, POWER Series, CHALLENGE, and Video Library are trademarks of Silicon Graphics, Inc. Videomedia is a registered trademark and V-LAN is a trademark of VideoMedia, Inc. Abekas is a registered trademark of Carlton International Corporation, Carlton Communications PLC.

Table 3-4, in Chapter 3, is derived from Thomas Porter and Tom Duff, “Compositing Digital Images,” published by the Association for Computing Machinery, 1984.