PositionGalvin

Manager of Information Technology for the Virtual Reality Applications Center at Iowa State University.

Background

Social Connections

Accomplishments

  • Father of the two most wonderful children in the world.
  • Design and construction of original C6 6-sided virtual reality facility (c. 1999).  This was the fourth¹ 6-sided facility in the world, but the first in the US and the first to use all wireless controls and indistinguishable walls.
  • Design and construction of a 250-seat 3D auditorium (c. 2000).
  • Design and construction of the C4 4-sided CAVE(tm) facility. Predecessor to modern re-configurable CAVE systems.
  • Design and construction of the 4-sided re-configurable Baby-CAVE.
  • Design and remodel of the C6, creating the worlds highest resolution display of 4096×4096 pixels per wall.
  • Design and remodel of 3D auditorium, creating a 4K 3D display.
¹ History of six-sided CAVE systems
  1. October 23, 1998. VR-CUBE at Center for Parallel Computers (PDC) at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden.
  2. November 11, 1998. COSMOS at Gifu Prefectural Science & Technology Promotion Center, in “Techno-Plaza” of VR Techno in Kakamigahara City, Gifu prefecture, Japan.
  3. August 1999. VR-Center Nord at Aalborg University in Aalborg, Denmark.
  4. June 19, 2000. C6 at Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC) at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, USA.