[rescue] Looking : Sgi/Sun stuff

velociraptor velociraptor at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 13:00:30 CDT 2005

On 6/28/05, Patrick Giagnocavo 717-201-3366 <patrick at zill.net> wrote:
> Dream:  take Apple's largest LCD display.
> Build into a desk with a glass surface and add some kind of touch-sensitive
> Drag and drop, literally.

There are some systems like this out there already for high-
end emergency mgmt/military apps.

Northrup-Grumman Mission Systems has "Northrop Grumman
Touch Table", which is driven by an LCD projector (I think the
table is actually made by Applied Minds, Inc, which has done
a lot of top shelf conceptual stuff).

Then there is this stereoscopic system:


GIS's data density is driving a lot of visualization tech.

I guess if the touch screen was large enough you wouldn't need
a stylus or keyboard you could just write with your finger.  Or
maybe a big ol' one on the floor and you could play Typing of the
Dead like you do DDR? ;-)


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