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Card 47: Foveated Rendering

Foveated rendering (FR) is a technique that uses eye-tracking technology for rendering graphics in XR experiences. A system that uses FR can follow the user's gaze and render areas of focus in higher definition, cutting down on processing power.


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Foveated Rendering (Wikipedia)

Description of Fixed Foveated Rendering from Oculus Go

Visual Demonstration from Nvidia

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Wei L, Sakamoto Y. “Fast calculation method with foveated rendering for computer-generated holograms using an angle-changeable ray-tracing method.”
Appl Opt. 2019 Feb 10;58(5)

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Card 47: Foveated Rendering