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September 2002

What's Been Happening in the Visualization and Digital Imaging Lab?

This summer period allowed the VDIL to install some new equipment and useful technology. Here is a list of those changes:

New work stations installed:

  • Reason PC computer (Curie), dual xeon processors, flat panel, running World Construction Set, Photoshop 7, Dreamweaver MX
  • A Sony Vaio Pentablet (Matisse) lets you draw right on the monitor
  • New video-editing station Mac G4 (Kubrick) super-drive video editing system/DVD burner
  • New (replacement) Mac G4 (Hendrix), new DigiDrive and new patchbay for ProTools sound editing system, all in sound-buffered room
  • New (replacement) video-editing station Mac G4 (Fellini) super-drive video editing system/DVD burner
  • Individual dubbing stations: VHS to VHS, MiniDV to VHS and/or computer


  • Gallery-style lighting for viewing/proofing posters and color correction in printing parlor
  • New printer spindle for different weights/styles of printing material for Epson 9500
  • Epson Stylus Pro 5500 color printer prints out different sizes from 8.5 X 11 to small posters


  • New and upgraded software including Sigma Scan Pro (on Weegee), Photoshop 7, Dreamweaver MX, Flash MX, Illustrator 10, QuarkXpress, Pinnacle Systems
  • Primatte, Final Cut Pro 3, After Effects 5, Streamline 4, Painter 7, Maya 4

Room changes:

  • Reconfigured layout of the entire lab to make sound-buffered room for audio-editing/recording and new printing parlor area with gallery lighting


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