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IRIS Vision

Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:09 pm
by vishnu
Bunch of the SGI guys who left to found 3dfx, at 16:35 they discuss SGIs short-lived entry into the PC graphics arena, the infamous IRIS Vision, kinda fascinating:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MghYhf-GhU

Re: IRIS Vision

Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:49 pm
by Intuition
NIce! Really fills in some of the historical blanks.

Re: IRIS Vision

Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:13 pm
by SiliconClassics
Been wanting one of these cards for years. Apparently they included a driver for 3D Studio for DOS. Would be really cool to see hardware 3D acceleration in 3ds4, even if it's just gouraud shaded.

Re: IRIS Vision

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:23 pm
by spiroyster
Très cool. Two and half hours of my life that I was quite happy to loose to youtube. Thanks for posting.