volumetric texture

volumetric texture

A texture that is described in three dimensions. It can be created as a "stack" of 2D bitmapped textures or as a 3D procedural texture. When an object with volumetric texture is sliced in half, the texture would still be rendered accurately on the inside. See procedural texture and texture mapping.
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They devote special attention to situations with critical requirements in terms of processing power, namely two-dimensional and three-dimensional medical image segmentation and reconstruction, volumetric texture analysis in biomedical imaging, modeling and simulation in medicine, computer aided diagnostics, analysis of Doppler embolic signals, and the massive data classification of neural responses.
2 ready, accelerates advanced rasterization functions including 3D Volumetric textures and drives a 128-bit inter-rasterizer bus, enabling flexible, multi-processor rendering architectures.
Like Intense3D Wildcat graphics accelerators, Sun Expert3D graphics offers the largest texture memory in the industry, enabling features such as 3D volumetric textures for medical imaging, earth sciences, and satellite imagery.
Oxygen GVX210 directly drives two monitors from a single, standard AGP slot and fully accelerates 3D volumetric textures as used in advanced medical and visualization applications.
Based on the new 3Dlabs GLINT(R) R3 processor, Oxygen VX1 supports 3Dlabs' unique "Virtual Texture Memory" which enables main system memory to be used as a full-performance unified texture store, and fully-accelerated, OpenGL-compliant 3D volumetric textures.
Other features such as 3D volumetric textures open up entire new markets such as oil/gas and medical imaging.
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