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
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.
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: http://www.pcc.edu/about/locations/cascade/
The Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter thanks the PCC Multimedia Department sponsoring this event.