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Mobile 3D Graphics

Authors: Malizia, Alessio

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While advanced 3D graphics techniques – terrain modelling, high-quality texture mapping, advanced lighting and geometry effects, collision detection and image processing - are well understood and supported by industry standards, this is less true in the emerging mobile applications and games market. This book redresses this imbalance, providing an in-depth look at the new OpenGL ES (The Standard for Embedded Accelerated 3D Graphics), and showing what these new embedded systems graphics libraries can provide for 3D graphics and games developers.

Historically, not enough was understood about how to deliver a high quality playing experience on handheld, small screen, small memory devices, plus there has been considerable confusion about the hardware’s abilities and restrictions. By addressing these issues this book provides:

• A comprehensive explanation of 3D mobile graphics programming

• Includes an extensive range of code samples in both C and Java

• Combines 3D and 2D mobile graphics methods

• Covers recent advances in mobile computer graphics techniques and applications.

The book teaches fundamental 3D mobile graphics programming with standard APIs, and covers the basic and advanced application programme interfaces behind the major wireless and mobile devices supporting 3D graphics applications. Advanced undergraduates and postgraduates, as well as mobile application and games developers, will find this an excellent reference source.

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"Undergraduate or graduate students interested in 3D graphics can use the information in this book to apply their skills in a limited resources environment, such as on portable devices. … This should interest both students and consumer electronics product designers seeking to understand the challenges of introducing 3D graphics in their platforms. Programmers with experience in Java MIDP or Windows Mobile can also find useful examples here to help get started with 3D rendering." (Cherif Keramane, ACM Computing Reviews, Vol. 49 (5), 2008)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mobile 3D Graphics
Authors
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-84628-660-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-84628-660-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-84628-383-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 162
Number of Illustrations and Tables
54 b/w illustrations
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