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Hardware

Chair: Turner Whitted

 Delivering High-Quality 3D to Every Desk

The Talisman 3D graphics architecture was designed for scaleability. This sketch described integration of Talisman into a cost-effective ASIC for high-volume Windows PC applications in 1998.

Rick Humphrey
Fujitsu Microelectronics, Inc

Agha Ahsan
MultiDimensional Consulting, Inc.

 Practical SIMD

Multimedia instruction sets using SIMD technology enable significant multimedia performance improvements. A low-level library like mediaLib offers easier use and accessibility to new media developers.

William Bryant
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
william.bryant@eng.sun.com

 The Haptic Lens 

3D sensor and supporting software that enables real-time visualization of the haptic sense of pressure. Applications include palpation, robotics, and a novel 3D input device.

Michael Sinclair
Georgia Institute of Technology
michael.sinclair@oip.gatech.edu

 A Low-Cost Digital Panoramic Camera 

A method to convert a commercially available digital hand scanner to a digital panoramic camera. High-quality 360-degree images are produced for use in presentations like QuickTime VR.

Michael Sinclair
Georgia Institute of Technology
michael.sinclair@oip.gatech.edu