“NPSNET-IV: Inserting the Human into the Networked SyntheticEnvironment” by Naval Postgraduate School

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    NPSNET-IV: Inserting the Human into the Networked SyntheticEnvironment

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  • Naval Postgraduate School


    The piece shows fully-articulated humans in the NPSNET-IV networked synthetic environment. NPSNET-IV runs on a Silicon Graphics, Inc. Onyx RE-2 in real- time. The humans in NPSNET-IV are animated using the Boston Dynamics, Inc. DI-GUY software. The omni-directional treadmill was designed and constructed by Virtual Space Devices.

Additional Contributors:

    Producer: Michael Zyda
    Video Editing & Postproduction: Michael Zyda
    Omni Directional Treadmill (ODT): Fred Zyda
    Cameramen: Paul Barham, Randy Barker
    NPSNET ODT Software: David Carmein
    Virtual Space Devices: Marc Raibert
    3D Modeling: John Locke

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