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23 May 2002 Micro-archiving and interactive virtual insect exhibit
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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.
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Scott S. Fisher, Tatsuya Saito, Ian E. McDowall, Yuuta Nakayama, Mark T. Bolas, and Kenji Kohiyama "Micro-archiving and interactive virtual insect exhibit", Proc. SPIE 4660, Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems IX, (23 May 2002); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.468072
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