Hemicube (computer graphics)
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- See also Hemicube (geometry)
Although the name implies any half of a cube, a hemicube is usually a cube cut through a plane parallel to one of its faces. Therefore it consists of one square face, two 2:1 aspect ratio rectangles, and two 1:2 aspect ratio rectangles.
In some cases, a hemicube may be used in Environment Mapping or Reflection Mapping.