Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Presents Stereoscopic Display Event
May 13, 2009

Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Presents Stereoscopic Display Event

Portland, Ore. - Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH, Oregon and Southwest Washington's SIGGRAPH chapter, announced the "From Toys to Technology - Stereoscopic Display" event, scheduled to take place Monday, May 18, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. at the Portland Community College (PCC) Cascade Campus. Highlighting Oregon-engineered stereoscopic display systems, the evening will showcase stereoscopic terms and concepts, and will offer an inside look at Oregon's own youth phenomenon, the View-Master.
The evening's program will include insight from:    
* Kathleen O'Reilly, Cascade SIGGRAPH Vice-chair   
* Ron Kriesel of 3D Center for Art and Photography and Cascade SIGGRAPH Board Member (Portland, Ore.)   
* Pat Green, Director of Research & Development for Planar Systems (Beaverton, Ore.)   
* Tom Woody, Program Manager of Perceiva 3D LCD Stereo Displays, MacNaughton Inc. (Beaverton, Ore.)   
* Herc Silverstein, Product Manager/Project Lead for Schrodinger (Portland, Ore.)
Products and technologies on display at the event will include the original View-Master, StereoMirror technology, a Perceiva 19-inch LCD-based display, a Zalman ZM-M220 interlaced stereo using passive polarized glasses, and Nvidia quad-buffered OpenGL using shuttered LCD glasses.
The Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH "From Toys to Technology - Stereoscopic Display" event will take place Monday, May 18, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. at the PCC Cascade Campus, Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building Auditorium (room 104); located at 705 N. Killingsworth Street, Portland, Ore. Registration and a social networking session, featuring light refreshments, will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium lobby. The presentation will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. 
For planning purposes, all attendees are asked to register prior to the event via
This and other Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH meetings are free to Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter members. Non-members are asked to pay a $5 admission fee at the door. Annual local memberships can be purchased at the door for $25 a year for professionals and $18 for students. Checks or cash only, no credit cards accepted.
The PCC Cascade Campus is close-in to downtown Portland. Street parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and across the street in the PCC parking lot for a minimal fee. Carpooling is recommended as parking availability is limited. Directions to the PCC Cascade Campus may be found here:
The Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter thanks the PCC Multimedia Department sponsoring this event.