The curtains were made of a thin black plastic material which came in a yard-wide roll. Jim Costigan originally procured it for the lab. It was hung from dowel rods, which had nails in each end, to which fishing line was tied. The dowels were hung from the ceiling by tying the other end of each length of fishing line to a ceiling-tile support.
I spotted a podium in one of the classrooms on the first floor of the ERF building, which I thought would look good as a reservation desk (the kind of thing you see inside the entrance to a restaurant). I pointed this out to an unnamed third party, and she and an unnamed fourth party were kind enough to steal it for me at 5 p.m. when classes were over for the day. The podium was manned on opening night by Josephine Anstey, who dressed as a maitre-d and took reservations for those who hadn't called in advance.
Here are the CAVE and I-Desk reservation sheets from the
This sign was in a clear plastic frame on the wall next to the projected
display. It was illuminated by a small halogen light.
The training area consisted of two SGI Indys, one running the music program and the other the interaction training program, a disconnected Wand, a pair of non-working Stereographics LCD shuttered glasses, and a few plastic signs. Attendees were given an introduction to the software and the workings of the technology.
These signs were on the table and over the monitors in the training
This is a screen snapshot of the program which played the musical themes in the training area.
These are screen snapshots of the interactive training program. The first shows two lines -- the leftmost, brighter one being in a "picked" state. When the user holds the left mouse button down, he or she can draw with the mouse. The second screen shows the user having drawn a straight, thin green line with the mouse.
Here the user draws a sideways V-shape in green. The spiral then moves across the screen to take the shape of the V.