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H.j. Woltring, Fax/tel +31.40.413 744
09-16-1992, 06:32 PM
Dear Biomch-L readers,

The fiollowing item is being Xposted from Usenet. I haven't seen any
follow-up data yet. I seem to recall having seen something like this
some years ago at the medical imaging group of the Mayo Clinic.

Regards -- hjw.

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Article 4723 in sci.virtual-worlds (moderated):
From: dfisher@andromed.dseg.ti.com (Drew Fisher)
Subject: Re: INDUSTRY: Volumetric display manufacturer
Message-ID:
Originator: hlab@milton.u.washington.edu
Sender: news@u.washington.edu (USENET News System)
Organization: University of Washington
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 1992 12:01:30 GMT

I read the following artical sent to me by a friend.

>August 1992 PHOTONICS SPECTRA has a picture and squib about a
>volumetric display built by Lambda systems of Highland Park, IL:

> "A new multiplaner display that presents nonholographic
> color images in real-time fills the need for volumetric
> imaging... In this system, images are contained inside
> a clear acrylic shell that is 36 cm high and 30 cm in
> diameter, but future displays...will vary from minature
> to large scale."
>
> Among the possible applications listed are medical imaging, air
> traffic control, and objective 3D theater for VR. This could make
> the RealityEngine look cheap.


Where can I get more information on this display?

[MODERATOR'S NOTE: The company is Lambda Systems in Chicago. If
you call and find out more, please post to the newsgroup. -- Bob
Jacobson]