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Open source tools for extracting hi-res images from video

I found recently an article in which they describe a technique to extract high resolution images from a standard quality videos. The technique exploits the fact that in a typical video the camera ...
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Bitmap-images or SVG

I'd like to create a GUI in my first Unity-game (2D). I want my GUI appear sharp in all resolutions (e.g. 1920x1200 or 3840x2160). The problem I am facing now is that I don't know if I should save my ...
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Algorithms to “anti-alias” (or somehow improve) binary 1-bit drawings and fonts

These days anti-aliasing uses gray scale pixel values on displays with high pixel counts. I'd like to take a step back in time and learn what is available for anti-aliasting or at least improving the ...
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How do I create my own bitmap using a text editor?

I'm a Computer Science student who's been getting into bitmaps & pixmaps recently. I clearly understand what pixmaps do. A pixmap, as I understand, defines each pixel individually. So, maybe I ...
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Fundamentally, how are 2D bitmaps rendered?

Suppose we have a 64-bit word-addressable computer and we want to program it to output a 5x7 character stored as a binary image bitmap (such as the one below) to a memory-mapped display. Since we ...
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Performance of vector graphics versus bitmap or raster graphics

Sometimes I use vector graphics, simply because they look just slightly nicer in some cases, and other times, I use bitmap/raster graphics. I was wondering, are there any significant performance ...