If you want to participate in hands-on courses, you should bring your laptop computer equipped with wireless card to hands-on courses. A limited quantity of laptops is also available from AVW-TELAV, the official SIGGRAPH 2004 computer-rental contractor, at the Speaker Preparation area in West Hall A. The rental fee is $99 per day, and charge approval on a valid credit card is required as a deposit. Rental laptops include Windows and Office XP. Hands-On Course software can be installed in the Speaker Prep area. Computer rentals are available only through AVW-TELAV, not SIGGRAPH 2004.
Use the links below to access software required in hands-on courses.
Course 29: An Interactive Introduction to OpenGL Programming
Downloads: Course 29 tutorials and source code are available from the course organizer's web site.
System requirements: Items that MUST be installed before attending the course:
Course attendees should have access to: A web browser for distribution of software that will be provided when the course begins.
- Windows: base operating system only (Windows PC running Windows 95 or higher)
- Linux: either Mesa, or proprietary OpenGL drivers from the hardware vendor. (Intel-based system running Linux.)
Other software that is recommended for the course: PDF reader for review of tutorial material.
Course 30: Visualizing Geospatial Data
The following software is required for hands-on participation in this course. These files MUST be installed before you attend the course:
- A Quicktime Movie plug-in for your web browser is required for viewing
some online content. Download Apple Computer's free Quicktime Movie plug-in
- A VRML plug-in for your web browser is required for viewing some online
content. Downlad Parallel Graphics' free VRML plug-in, Cortona VRML Client,
- Other software recommended for this course:
Java plug-in for browsers (1.3 or better).
PDF reader for review of tutorial material.
Hands-on course rooms include tables, power strips, and wireless network access.