vs. Film Slides
pages contain information for preparing your SIGGRAPH 2001
Presentation. If you have any questions regarding this information,
please contact Steve Overby, Speaker Prep Coordinator at email@example.com.
Speaker Preparation Room
All presenters will be required to check in at the Speaker
Prep Room soon after arrival at the conference. This is the
perfect time for you to confirm your AV/Computer equipment
requests, rehearse your presentation and inquire about any
additional presentation needs you may have while at the conference.
Preparation Room will be located in rooms in the back of Hall
A at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Please check in with
the Speaker Prep staff soon after you visit the SIGGRAPH 2001
course of the past several years, many contributors and attendees
have noticed that the slide projectors have been getting dim,
almost as if the lamps were getting old and needed replacement.
The fact is, the slide projectors are as bright as they ever
were, but the new video/data projectors continue to get brighter
each year. Not only are they brighter, but they are also providing
higher resolution images, some as high as 1280 X 1024 pixels.
presentations have, in the past, been predominantly based
in traditional film media. It is, after all, a graphics conference,
and contributors have always wanted to present the best examples
of their work. The film medium offers very high resolution
and lots of presentation choices - in screen sizes, projector
placement, and simplicity. The primary disadvantages of film
slides are in the production lab costs and the inability to
change the presentation without more trips to the film lab.
presentations, in contrast, used to be dark, grainy, low-resolution
images with fixed focal length lenses which required a technician
hours to set up. With the new projector technologies available
at SIGGRAPH 2001, your presentation will be bright and clear.
Technology Available at SIGGRAPH 2001
Each session room at SIGGRAPH 2001 will have a Macintosh and
two PCs equipped with fast processors, loads of RAM, connectivity
and removable media choices. These will be interfaced to video/data
projectors far brighter than the brightest available Xenon
slide projectors. All the rooms will be capable of supporting
1024 X 768 native resolution. If your presentation looks good
on your monitor, it will look good on the SIGGRAPH 2001 data
2001 is also providing a Presentation Server for speaker convenience.
This server will be used to facilitate the loading and delivery
of a speaker's electronic presentation material to the appropriate
stage and computer in time for their presentation. For more
information on the Presentation Server, see the link below.