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What to use Eyefinity for
Saturday, September 12, 2009 | Permalink

If you thought the Eyefinity feature of the soon to be released Radeon HD 5870 is for creating large resolution displays, well, I had another cool idea. Six outputs is as many as there are faces in a cube. Put six projectors in a cubic room with white walls and you can have a full surround display! Would need some coding support though, but could be potentially awesome. Certainly would be a great way to view my cubemap collection!

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Overlord
Saturday, September 12, 2009

Didn't they already do this at KTH a few years back, i seem to remember that the thing had to be pretty big because of the projectors, but just imagine if you could do it with a few huge oled displays instead

Jerry (www.joytek.blogspot.com)
Sunday, September 13, 2009

If you don't know about Eyefinity, here's a short introduction video describing it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzGtxlaPQqY

David
Friday, September 18, 2009

That is one incredible idea. Imagine a movie theatre with images on every surface!!!

Andreas L
Monday, October 5, 2009

The idea might not be new, but I think it would be the first time that you could do it with one graphics card.
Of course you would like to have back projection, otherwise you would get a lot of shadows. It is the reason why these kind of display systems tend to be huge.

Angel G.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009

I did a videowall using 3x Radeon HD2600s (to have 6 FullHD DVI outputs) more than 1.5 years ago. Multimonitor support has been available since windows98 (I guess).
What I miss still is the ability to do GPU<->GPU transfer for images (name it fragments/textures/etc) or at least API to do that. I need it because i did a kind of 'control' software which works utilizing INefficient GPU#N->CPU->GPU#M transfers (using OGL PBO`s).