Applications of Computer Graphics

Computer Graphics has numerous applications, some of which are listed below −

  • Computer graphics user interfaces (GUIs) − A graphic, mouse-oriented paradigm which allows the user to interact with a computer.
  • Business presentation graphics − “A picture is worth a thousand words”.
  • Cartography − Drawing maps.
  • Weather Maps − Real-time mapping, symbolic representations.
  • Satellite Imaging − Geodesic images.
  • Photo Enhancement − Sharpening blurred photos.
  • Medical imaging − MRIs, CAT scans, etc. – Non-invasive internal examination.
  • Engineering drawings − mechanical, electrical, civil, etc. – Replacing the blueprints of the past.
  • Typography − The use of character images in publishing – replacing the hard type of the past.
  • Architecture − Construction plans, exterior sketches – replacing the blueprints and hand drawings of the past.
  • Art − Computers provide a new medium for artists.
  • Training − Flight simulators, computer aided instruction, etc.
  • Entertainment − Movies and games.
  • Simulation and modeling − Replacing physical modeling and enactments

Author: Deepak Chahar

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