Archive for the ‘Visuals’ Category
What has kept me buisy in the last year is the development and refinement of computer based simulation visuals. It’s been a long on-going process where I’ve collaborated with ImmersaView to help develop and promote their NTHUSIM product line to be accessible to hobby simpit builders, surround-screen gamers and home theater enthusiasts. Without their vision and insight, circular projection visuals simply would not exist for hobbyists in an affordable manner.
A big thanks also goes out to the staff at EVGA and the EVGA forum community for assistance and some price breaks to build the projection computer. It consists of an Intel i7 930, EVGA X58 4-Way E762, 6GB of G.Skill DDR3 2000, three OCZ 60GB Vertex SSD for system, two WD 1.5GB HD for data, LG Blu-Ray for movies, one Corsair PSU, two Thermaltake PSUs, three EVGA GTX470 for Tri-SLI and one EVGA GTX465 for PhysX/CUDA. Lastly, the projectors — three Optoma EX525ST. All of that makes for some serious gaming horse-power.
Here is a picture of my current prototype triple projector gaming screen. I’ve been using this setup since October of last year. It uses standard COTS hardware and can be done in a cost effective manner. It just takes a nice bit of space and some patience to set up. This will eventually be adapted for the use for the F-84F simpit.