We have seen the future of 3D games, and it will most likely be powered by Unlimited Detail technology. Simply put, “rather than working with a limited number of polygon shapes, a graphic environment could be built from an infinite number of 3-D virtual atoms, much like the physical world.” Video after the break.

Unlimited Detail circumvents the computing power problem, Dell says, by acting like a search engine that figures out, in real time, which points need to be rendered to create a certain view from a certain perspective.

[via PopSci]