The OmegaDesk: Workspace of the future

Participants: EVL faculty, staff, and students

Medill Reports Chicago, Northwestern University

A recent story by Northwestern University Medill School graduate student Frank Jackson III who spent his 4-day practicum at UIC / EVL in February 2011.

FEBRUARY 18, 2011 - The Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) began developing the OmegaDesk last year, which employs three-dimensional visualizations, multi-touch functionality and motion sensor technology that act in concert for a new data experience. The OmegaDesk is the “workspace of the future,” said graduate researcher Arthur Nishimoto, because it allows for data to be visualized in multiple ways, as well as manipulated simultaneously. This work is supported by a major grant from the National Science Foundation.

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Date: February 18, 2011
EVL’s OmegaDeks with application developers Victor Mateevisti and Yiwen Sun. - L. Long, EVL

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