In virtual reality and 3D environments, shutter glasses are worn by the viewer to perceive a 3D image when looking at an appropriately configured display system. Shutters in the glasses are synchronized with the display system, which alternately presents a left or right eye image.
- Shutter Speed
In photography and digital photography the shutter speed is the unit of measurement which determines how long shutter remains open as the picture is taken. The slower the shutter speed, the longer the exposure time. The shutter speed and aperture together control the total amount of light reaching the sensor. Shutter speeds are expressed in […]
Side-scroller, or side-scrolling, refers to a game genre where the gameplay is viewed from a side angle and the characters move from left to right of the screen. Most side-scrollers have limited actions, allowing the character to do basic moves such as attack in a straight line movement, move forward or back (left to right), […]
A nonmetallic chemical element in the carbon family of elements. Silicon – atomic symbol “Si” – is the second most abundant element in the earth’s crust, surpassed only by oxygen. Silicon does not occur uncombined in nature. Sand and almost all rocks contain silicon combined with oxygen, forming silica. When silicon combines with other elements, […]
- silver satin
A type of cable used for plugging in a telephone. Silver satin is the name given to the wiring where pairs of wires run side-by-side.
Refers to transmission in only one direction. Note the difference between simplex and half-duplex. Half-duplex refers to two-way communications where only one party can transmit at a time. Simplex refers to one-way communications where one party is the transmitter and the other is the receiver. An example of simplex communications is a simple radio, which […]