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Micro-archiving and interactive virtual insect exhibit
Author(s): Scott S. Fisher; Tatsuya Saito; Ian E. McDowall; Yuuta Nakayama; Mark T. Bolas; Kenji Kohiyama
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Paper Abstract

This system has been in development at Keio University in Japan and pulls together several techniques including Micro Archiving and interactive stereoscopic displays. The exhibit, shown at Siggraph, engages visitors who are invited to visualize and interact with microscopic structures that cannot be seen with the naked eye, but that commonly exist in our everyday surroundings. The exhibit presents a virtual world in which dead specimens of bugs come back to life as virtual bugs, and freely walk around - visitors interact with these virtual bugs and examine the virtual models in detail.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 May 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4660, Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems IX, (23 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.468072
Show Author Affiliations
Scott S. Fisher, Keio Univ./Shonan Fujisawa (United States)
Tatsuya Saito, Keio Univ./Shonan Fujisawa (Japan)
Ian E. McDowall, Keio Univ./Shonan Fujisawa (United States)
Yuuta Nakayama, Keio Univ./Shonan Fujisawa (Japan)
Mark T. Bolas, Keio Univ./Shonan Fujisawa (United States)
Kenji Kohiyama, Keio Univ./Shonan Fujisawa (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4660:
Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems IX
Mark T. Bolas; Andrew J. Woods; John O. Merritt; Stephen A. Benton; Mark T. Bolas, Editor(s)

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