color cycling


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color cycling

In computer graphics, a technique that simulates animation by continuously changing colors rather than moving the objects. Also called "color lookup table animation."
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In a darkened room viewers approached what was apparently a screen of solid color cycling slowly through gradations of green, blue, and red.
Color cycling is especially effective for animating repetitive movement in an enclosed area as long as successive positions of the moving object do not overlap.
Objects can be displayed in 256 different colors with smooth color changes, fading, and color cycling.