projection screens

Lisa C. Childers childers at
Fri Aug 11 19:53:12 CDT 2000


The screen material used at hpdc was similar, if not identical, to the
material installed at BU for their rear-projected display.  During my
recent visit, I found the BU display to be particularly impressive.
Perhaps BU folks can provide some detail about their installation.


On Fri, 11 Aug 2000, Ivan R. Judson wrote:

> Hi Michael,
> We at Argonne have some experience building rear-projected screens, however
> this is not particularly difficult if you are not using any mirrors.
> Mirrored systems (aimed at shrinking the space behind the screen) are
> commercially available in some array dimensions.  However, we specialize in
> tiled, overlapped, rear-projection screens, which have some particular
> problems.
> We're happy to talk with you, and discuss options.  From what I hear, the
> screen used at HPDC for the keynote was very well liked, performed
> excellently and was very fast to setup and take down (a concern if your node
> moves alot).
> --Ivan
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ag-tech at [mailto:owner-ag-tech at]On
> Behalf Of Michael Grobe
> Sent: Friday, August 11, 2000 5:19 PM
> To: ag-tech at
> Subject: projection screens
> hello:
> we are interested in building a large, back-projected screen.
> i looked on the AG site for information on screens, frames and
> projectors, but didn't find anything....
> is such info available?
> :michael grobe

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