The Computer Controlled Frame Buffer as a Production Tool

Author(s): Thomas F. Klimek ; Herman E. Towles
Publisher: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Publication Date: 1 February 1983
Conference Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Conference Date: 4 February 1983
Page(s): 126 - 135
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-61482-913-3
DOI: 10.5594/M00599



The digital frame buffer under computer control is a production tool of wide capabilities. Some of these are generally available in the television production field as "Digital Video Effects" CDVE) systems. However, an even greater spectrum of effects is possible if the buffer is tied to a general purpose computer and directed by user software.