[PLUG-TALK] Barfogenic

Keith Lofstrom keithl at gate.kl-ic.com
Tue Feb 12 14:30:12 PST 2013


On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 02:06:57PM -0800, Denis Heidtmann wrote:
> In addition to the good information contained above,  barfogenic stands out
> as a splendid term of multiple uses, not to be forgotten.

"Barfogenic" is a term common in the head mount display community.
If you move your head, and the display reaching your eyes does not
track your movement within a few milliseconds, you get disoriented
so badly that you are likely to woof your cookies.  Normal 60Hz
video frame rates are NOT good enough for scene-tracking headmounts.

The hotly disputed numerical measurement of this effect is called
"barfogenicity".

Keith

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