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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #120 on: October 06, 2010, 10:45:16 am »
Try the "Mobile Phone Basic" skin perhaps?
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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #121 on: October 06, 2010, 11:53:47 am »
hi Andrew,

been using your weborbiter with great pleasure on my iphone 3GS,
the thing i noticed is that the images get blurry,
for instance the green area around a trackname gets 'artifacts' and the text isn't always readable,
i did set the standard iphone resolution,

is there anyway to get this better?

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What resolution are you configuring your Web Orbiter for?

I Suspect you are just seeing artifacts that are created in the rescaling process the bitmaps go through when regenned at smaller resolutions. There is a marked difference in the quality of the Orbiter screens between the iPod Touch/iPhone3g/iPhone3GS which ahre the same resolution screens and say the iPhone4 which has a much higher resolutions screen.

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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #122 on: October 06, 2010, 01:50:27 pm »
hi Andrew,

been using your weborbiter with great pleasure on my iphone 3GS,
the thing i noticed is that the images get blurry,
for instance the green area around a trackname gets 'artifacts' and the text isn't always readable,
i did set the standard iphone resolution,

is there anyway to get this better?

br,
Raymond

What resolution are you configuring your Web Orbiter for?

I Suspect you are just seeing artifacts that are created in the rescaling process the bitmaps go through when regenned at smaller resolutions. There is a marked difference in the quality of the Orbiter screens between the iPod Touch/iPhone3g/iPhone3GS which ahre the same resolution screens and say the iPhone4 which has a much higher resolutions screen.

All the best


Andrew

i set the resolution to the standard iphone res. (in webadmin)
do you mean i have to use a higher resolution to get a better image quality?

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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #123 on: October 06, 2010, 03:10:01 pm »
hi Andrew,

been using your weborbiter with great pleasure on my iphone 3GS,
the thing i noticed is that the images get blurry,
for instance the green area around a trackname gets 'artifacts' and the text isn't always readable,
i did set the standard iphone resolution,

is there anyway to get this better?

br,
Raymond

What resolution are you configuring your Web Orbiter for?

I Suspect you are just seeing artifacts that are created in the rescaling process the bitmaps go through when regenned at smaller resolutions. There is a marked difference in the quality of the Orbiter screens between the iPod Touch/iPhone3g/iPhone3GS which ahre the same resolution screens and say the iPhone4 which has a much higher resolutions screen.

All the best


Andrew

i set the resolution to the standard iphone res. (in webadmin)
do you mean i have to use a higher resolution to get a better image quality?

br,
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No if you are using 480x320 then that is the correct resolution - can you confirm that you have selected that resolution in Web Admin?

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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #124 on: October 06, 2010, 03:23:24 pm »
yes i am using 480x320 and i selected the 'basic' skin,
is there any way to get the orbiter screen-images sharper?
the iphone can produce very sharp pictures.
or is the regenning to smaller resolutions process causing this image-quality?

to make things clear, i do not want to step on anybody's toes, just want to give feedback to make things better.

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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #125 on: October 06, 2010, 03:30:56 pm »
Did you try the "Mobile Phone Basic" skin?
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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #126 on: October 06, 2010, 04:22:23 pm »
Did you try the "Mobile Phone Basic" skin?

No i didn't have the time,
does this skin have a lower resolution to begin with, so it doesn't need to be much compressed?
will this improve image quality?

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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #127 on: October 06, 2010, 04:24:59 pm »
Don't quote me, but I think it uses less colours and simpler buttons, I don't believe the resolution is changed.
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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #128 on: October 06, 2010, 06:11:13 pm »
Purps, thanks for your reply.
You wrote "don't quote me", i do not fully understand what you mean by this (english is not my native language), but i sertenly do NOT want to offend you in any way.
Sorry if i did by quoting you in my previous post.

Thanks for your help, i will try your suggestion and reply.

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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #129 on: October 06, 2010, 06:31:57 pm »
With the touch orbiter you can change the 'Image Quality' from the default of 70 to 100 in the advanced settings for the orbiter.  Doing this sends the full PNG image and eliminates the compression artifacts that are visible with the default of 70.  I'm not certain if this applies to the weborbiter as well as the touch orbiter (not at home to check right now) but I receive pristine images without compression artifacts by changing this setting.

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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #130 on: October 06, 2010, 06:41:00 pm »
Purps, thanks for your reply.
You wrote "don't quote me", i do not fully understand what you mean by this (english is not my native language), but i sertenly do NOT want to offend you in any way.
Sorry if i did by quoting you in my previous post.

Thanks for your help, i will try your suggestion and reply.

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No no no, no offence whatsoever my friend.

"Don't quote me, but..." means "I might be talking complete and utter crap, but..."  :)

I would try Phenigma's suggestion first! I'm going to try this myself.
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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #131 on: October 06, 2010, 07:03:24 pm »
With the touch orbiter you can change the 'Image Quality' from the default of 70 to 100 in the advanced settings for the orbiter.  Doing this sends the full PNG image and eliminates the compression artifacts that are visible with the default of 70.  I'm not certain if this applies to the weborbiter as well as the touch orbiter (not at home to check right now) but I receive pristine images without compression artifacts by changing this setting.

J.

Yes that setting does apply to Web Orbiter 2.0 so it may make a difference.

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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #132 on: October 06, 2010, 07:20:41 pm »
Increasing the image quality does increase the amount of data that is transferred to the web/touch orbiter and responsiveness can be affected.  The touch orbiter responds as quickly as the real orbiter on my webdt (800x600) at Image Quality of 70 and is just a little slower on screen redraws at quality 100.  I imagine that weborbiter will see similar changes in responsiveness.

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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #133 on: October 06, 2010, 07:38:55 pm »
Purps, thanks for your reply.
You wrote "don't quote me", i do not fully understand what you mean by this (english is not my native language), but i sertenly do NOT want to offend you in any way.
Sorry if i did by quoting you in my previous post.

Thanks for your help, i will try your suggestion and reply.

Br,
Raymond



No no no, no offence whatsoever my friend.

"Don't quote me, but..." means "I might be talking complete and utter crap, but..."  :)

I would try Phenigma's suggestion first! I'm going to try this myself.

Ok :) thanks for clearing this for me :D and i am glad no Harm is done

Thanks all for your replies, will try it out.
And again i learned a lot (and hopfully others too :) ) from you all, very much thanks :)

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Re: What devices are you running Web orbiter 2.0 on?
« Reply #134 on: October 06, 2010, 07:39:51 pm »
Increasing the image quality does increase the amount of data that is transferred to the web/touch orbiter and responsiveness can be affected.  The touch orbiter responds as quickly as the real orbiter on my webdt (800x600) at Image Quality of 70 and is just a little slower on screen redraws at quality 100.  I imagine that weborbiter will see similar changes in responsiveness.

J.

Yes that sounds about right from our experience on various devices - there will be a slight hit in performance as you crank up the image quality.

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