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Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Presents: From Toys to Technology - Stereoscopic Display

Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH

Monday, May 18, 2009 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

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From Toys to Technology | Stereoscopic Display

Interested in stereoscopic display technology engineered in Oregon?   If  “YES!” is your answer, come join us on Monday, May 18th @ 6:30 pm, at Portland Community College Cascade Campus to learn about Viewmaster, Planar, MacNaughton Inc., and Schrodinger stereoscopic display technology and heritage.

Event Details

The evening will begin at 6:30 pm with registration, light refreshments and networking.   At 7:00 pm, announcements will begin followed by a general overview presentation to acquaint everyone with stereoscopic terms and concepts.  This will be followed by a brief history of Oregon’s very own Viewmaster, proceeded by presentations from Planar, MacNaughton, and Schrodinger.  We'll conclude with demonstrations and hands-on of the various technologies.  Our guest speakers will be available to answer your questions.

Should be informative, educational and fun.  Hope to see you there!

The Presenters

Kathleen O’Reilly
Cascade SIGGRAPH Vice Chair
http://www.cascadesiggraph.org
Overview Presentation


Ron Kriesel,
Board Member
3D Center for Art and Photography
Portland, OR
http://www.3dcenter.us/
Product:
• Viewmaster

Pat Green,
Director of Planar's R&D Group
Planar Systems, Inc.
Beaverton, OR
http://www.planar.com
Product:
• StereoMirror technology

Tom Woody,
Program Manager
Perceiva 3D LCD Stereo Displays
MacNaughton Inc
Beaverton, OR
http://www.nuvision3d.com
Product:
• 19" LCD based display (Perceiva DSD190 & DSD190-D)

Herc Silverstein,
Product Manager / Project Lead
Schrodinger
Portland, OR
http://www.schrodinger.com
Products:
• Zalman ZM-M220 interlaced stereo using passive polarized glasses
• nvidia quad-buffered OpenGL using shuttered LCD glasses

Registration

Attendees (including members) are requested to register (so that we may plan for refreshments) by placing a ticket order. If you are a non-member, place a ticket order from this page and then pay at the door.   Please request a reciept for professional development purposes if necessary.


Sponsor
The Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter would like to acknowledge and thank the following generous sponsor of this event: Portland Community College's Multimedia Department.  Please see:
http://www.pccmm.com

Location & Parking

Portland Community College - Cascade Campus
Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building
705 North Killingsworth Street
Portland, OR 97212

Carpooling is recommend, limited free street parking is available. You can purchase parking passes at the yellow ticketing stations located in each parking lot.  Cost is $3.00 and machines take cash and debit cards.

Please see the following for more detailed information on event location and directions:
http://www.pcc.edu/about/locations/cascade/

 

Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH

Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH meetings are free to Cascade Chapter members.
$5 fee at the door for non-members.  Annual local chapter membership may be purchased at the door; $25 for professionals, $18 for students.  Cash and checks accepted.

For more information on Cascade SIGGRAPH and membership, visit the Cascade SIGGRAPH website at: http://cascade.siggraph.org/

For more information regarding this event or any other questions, please contact:
Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH:
Kathleen O'Reilly,
Vice Chair Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH
PO Box 10583
Portland OR, 97296-10583

Have questions about Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Presents: From Toys to Technology - Stereoscopic Display? Contact Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH

When & Where


Portland Community College - Cascade Campus
Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building
705 North Killingsworth Street
Portland, OR 97212

Monday, May 18, 2009 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)


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Organizer

Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH

The Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter exists to serve the needs of the Oregon and Southwest Washington computer graphics industry and students. Through meetings, workshops, conferences, and other activities, the Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter works to promote an increased knowledge of and greater interest in the educational, artistic, and scientific aspects and applications of modern technology to graphics. The Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter works to enhance communication between people and organizations in Oregon and Southwest Washington that have an interest in any aspect of computer graphics.

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