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SuperPaint: an early frame buffer graphics system

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1 Author(s)
Shoup, R. ; Boundary Inst., Los Altos, CA, USA

The union of digital computing and video was made possible by high-density integrated memories in the early 1970s. This new technology led Xerox PARC researchers to develop SuperPaint, the most famous of the early pixel-based frame buffer systems and one that portended a significant part of the future of computer graphics in television by illustrating the Pioneer spacecraft missions to Venus and Saturn

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:23 ,  Issue: 2 )