Scientific Applications: BRAD: the brookhaven raster display

  title={Scientific Applications: BRAD: the brookhaven raster display},
  author={Dan Ophir and S. Rankowitz and Barry J. Shepherd and Robert J. Spinrad},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
A multiconsole computer display system has been designed that provides very rich displays at low unit cost. Each BRAD (Brookhaven RAster Display) console can plot tens of thousands of points, or up to 4000 characters at 30 frames per second. After an initial display system investment of $50,000, each display, with teletype, cost less than $3,000. The technique employed is that of programmatically generating a binary image of the desired display in a computer. The image is written on a rotating… Expand
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