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3D Workstations

Jan/Feb 2000

CONTENTS:
Workstations Intel Choices Graphics Cards Polarized Stereo
Autostereoscopic Desk/Tabletop Domes Research

Workstations

Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation
http://www.specbench.org
SGI
http://www.sgi.com/products/hw_workstations.html
SGI Open Source efforts
http://oss.sgi.com
Hewlett Packard
http://www.hp.com/visualize
White paper on HP architecture:
http://www.hp.com/xwindow/sharedInfo/Whitepapers/Sls3d/sls_3d.html
Evans and Sutherland (E&S)
http://www.es.com
IBM
http://www.rs6000.ibm.com
http://www.pc.ibm.com
Intergraph
http://www.intergraph.com/ics/workstations.asp
SUN - coming back with new 3d subsystem
http://www.sun.com/desktop
BOXX Technologies
http://www.boxxtech.com
NEC
http://info.nec.co.jp/english/today/newsrel/9906/2101.html

Intel Architecture Choices

Ars Technica
http://www.arstechnica.com
Toms Hardware Guide
http://www.tomshardware.com
Thresh's FiringSquad
http://www.firingsquad.com

Graphics Cards


Graphic chip makers are on a 6 month product cycle.
Check Ars Technica and others above for latest info
DCC Workstation Buyers Guide for 3D Graphics Cards
http://www.dccworkstation.com
Penstar Systems Inc "The State of 3d"
http://www.penstarsys.com/
Macintosh 3d boards
http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/Graphics/MP960
Intense3D (bought by 3Dlabs April 2000)
http://www.intense3d.com
http://www.3dlabs.com

Polarized Stereoscopic Systems

NuVision
www.nuvision.com
StereoGraphics
http://www.stereographics.com
Vrexx
http://www.vrex.com
Reachin Technologies
http://www.reachin.se

Autostereoscopic Displays

VisuaLABS Inc
http://www.visualabs.com
3D EXPERIENCE Ltd
http://www.3dexperience.co.uk
Displaze Ltd
http://www.displaze.com
RealityVision:
http://www.wired.com/news/news/technology/story/18115.html
http://www.brunel.ac.uk/depts/mes/Research/Groups/vvr/vrsig97/proceed/008/hasdpape.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_271000/271693.stm
KIST
http://tdi.kist.re.kr
Osaka City University
www.ec.ele.eng.osaka-cu.ac.jp/ssd.html
MIT Spatial Imaging group Mark II holographic video projector
http://www.media.mit.edu/groups/spi/new_HV.html

FELIX 3D
http://www.vdivde-it.de/FELIX/
Ethereal Technologies
http://www.etherealtech.com
University of Strathclyde http://telepresence.dmem.strath.ac.uk
NCMS Vis4D site
http://vis4d.ncms.org

Commercial Desk/Tabletop

Fakespace Systems
http://www.fakespacesystems.com/products.html
MechDyne
http://www.mechdyne.com/dsvr.shtml
Trimension
http://www.trimension-inc.com
TAN
http://www.tan.de
Panoram Technologies
http://www.panoramtech.com

Domes

Alternate Realities
http://www.virtual-reality.com
Fakespace Systems conCAVE
http://www.fakespacesystems.com
Flogistron
http://www.flogiston.com
Iwata Ensphered Vision
http://intron.kz.tsukuba.ac.jp

Research

EVL tele-immersion projects
http://www.evl.uic.edu/aej/spie2/spie.html
http://www.evl.uic.edu/aej/papers/hpdc7.ps.gz
http://www.evl.uic.edu/pape/CAVE/pictures/Telecube
BT Smart Space
http://62.172.196.103/innovation/exhibition/smartspace
http://62.172.196.103/innovation/exhibition/smartspace/whitepaper.htm