From: Pablo dAngelo <Pablo.dA<ngelo@we...> - 2006-10-09 12:22:12
> I have downloaded the windows binaries and here is what I have found.
> I tested the standalone viewer with a qtvr file: the viewer works well,=20
> but image quality at the default setting (high) is horribly blurred. The=
> other settings instead work as expected.
Hmm, I feel that the high quality (mip-mapping) doesn't look horribly smoo=
th. It looks
a bit smoother than the linear interpolation, however, it doesn't show ali=
asing when panning.
Maybe this depends on the graphic card drivers and settings...
I have tried on ATI 9600 and NVidia Quadro FX Go1000.
> The viewer writes that I do not have enough memory and that the cubes=20
> size will be reduced to 2048 pixels, if it can help.
The first implementation doesn't try to tile textures. I plan to implement=
that though. Then the
cylindrical panos will look much better as well.
> Now some words about the redraw. It seems that the viewer always uses=20
> 100% cpu power, even when the viewer is steady. I have observed this=20
> behaviour in other viewers too, but I think that it should be avoided:=20
> it will cause overheating and it will quickly toast most laptops.
Yes, this is true.. I will commit a fix for this later today. I don't like=
to mess with the low level event loop, since on most platforms I don't ha=
ve access to it anyway. Now the idle function/ timer function for redrawin=
g will be stopped if the Controller class (which controls the animation of=
the panorama), indicates that the scene is static. This is the most gener=
al solution, that will work with future addons like autopanning etc. as we=
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