24-bit color


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24-bit color

Using three bytes (24 bits) per pixel in a color image. Also called "true color" and "RGB color," up to 16,777,216 colors can be represented in the color palette. See bit depth and bit specifications.
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In addition to 24-bit color and 24-bit z-buffering, the system has features never before found on a desktop system including texturing, transparency and atmospheric effects necessary for real-time motion and interactive realism.
compose, retouch and print 24-bit color, grayscale and black-and-white
While PLANon boasts that the DocuPen can scan hundreds of pages, be aware that this applies to black and white pages--your options are more limited in 24-bit color mode.
An in-house test proved that scanning a paper map (USGS 1:24,000 topographic map) at 400 dpi with 256 colors versus 500 dpi with 24-bit color shows very little difference.
1, all Microtek 24-bit color (II, IIXE, IISP, IISPX and IIHR), as well as 8-bit grayscale (IIG) and black & white (MS-II) scanners, will be bundled with OmniPage Direct 2.
In addition, the 24-bit color single pass ScanMaker IISP model, awarded Editor's Choice by PC Magazine and Imaging magazine, will now be complemented by the ScanMaker IISPX.
The product, the IX-4105 Color Image Scanner, is a small footprint, 24-bit color flatbed scanner that supports both Windows and Macintosh platforms and incorporates Ofoto Version 2, the award-winning scanning software program from Light Source of Larkspur, Calif.
It uses the S3 86C801/805 graphics processor and supports up to 1280x1024 resolution, up to 24-bit color at lower resolution and monitor refresh rates up to 80 Hz.
The SuperMac Thunder II Light card provides support for 24-bit color graphics on 21" displays and has QuickDraw acceleration, which enhances the users ability to view and manipulate large color images.
Through use of the platen glass or the automatic document feeder (ADF) color scans are captured in 24-bit color at an interpolated resolution of up to 9600 dpi.
Displaying virtual 24- bit (dithered 8-bit) or true 24-bit color, the system also supports stereo viewing with a built-in port for 3D stereo glasses.