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LivePlace: Online Photorealism On Rubbish PCs?

I still have no idea what photorealism means. It's just something people said in Edge circa 1994 about Playstation 1 dinosaurs.

Well, apparently so, but there’s a catch. TechCrunch broke the story, and has been following its developments. It started with the posting of an impressive video of a cityscape, apparently running on the OTOY server-side rendering technology, meaning that really fancy graphics can be displayed on… well, pretty much anything down to mobile phones. And that video’s beneath the cut, along with a few thoughts on the implications from RPS’ most tech-illiterate – and, in fact, generally illiterate – member.
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