Randy Smith Recognized / VisualEyes
Institutions: General Motors
GM Engineering Center, Warren, MI
Randall C. Smith has received the 1999 “Boss” Kettering Award from General Motors, the corporation’s top technical honor. Smith has worked on VisualEyes, a system of integrated hardware, internally developed virtual reality software, and user interfaces, which is used to create stereoscopic, full-size, visually realistic displays of vehicles and components. VisualEyes is used throughout GM for vehicle design review, rapid prototyping, die and engineering analysis, and manufacturing validation.
Date: December 1, 1999