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The Los Angeles Chapter of the Association For Information Science & Technology invites you to a breathtaking demonstration of the ...

UCLA Visualization Portal

This new $2 million facility is an immersive virtual reality theater that supports researchers and faculty in their use of visualization, multimedia, high-performance computing, and networking technologies. It is currently the only academic facility of its kind in the West. The Portal has a 160x40-degree spherical screen that allows 3-D objects and virtual environments to be viewed with stereographics, localized and surround sound, tracking, and interactive object manipulation.

During this demo you will be virtually transported back in time to a 3-D recreation of an ancient city, and forward in time to an architect's vision of a 21st century building. You will see how stunning discoveries in medicine and science have come to fruition using the Portal's cutting edge capabilities. For more information about the Portal, see http://www.oac.ucla.edu/portal/default.htm.

Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2002
Location: UCLA Visualization Portal
5628 Math Sciences Addition, UCLA campus
Click here for directions
Time: 3:30 pm Registration
4:00 pm Demonstration and Q & A
5:00 pm Reception and light refreshments
6:00 pm Optional Dinner-on-your-own (suggested restaurants in Westwood Village will be provided)
Cost: ASIS Members $6.00
Non-Members $8.00
Students $3.00
Feb 12, 2002: Thanks to all who registered! We have reached our limit of 45 attendees. Registration is now closed.

The closest parking structure to the Visulaization Portal is Lot 9. A one-day UCLA parking pass is $6.00.

If you have any registration questions, please contact Heather Hessel at hhessel@acm.org or 310-559-0307.


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