computer graphics in the 1950s
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Thu Oct 16 03:54:58 CDT 2008
On Wed, 15 Oct 2008, Richard wrote:
> What was the first machine to have some sort of graphical display (most
> likely oscilloscope style) driven by a computer?
I do consider plotter graphics as a graphical display of some sort.
> Then, after the first machine, besides SAGE, what systems were utilizing
> graphic displays in the 1950s? Did the IBM commercial derivative of SAGE
We have an LGP-30 with Calcomp 565. But I think that analog computers have
already created computer graphics on X-Y recorders long before the LGP-30
(thinking of Lissajous). And of course there have been mechanical
apparatus before analog computers.
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