Awards for VP500 Computer Graphics Innovation txt
1996-06-01 Hanspeter Pfister’s PhD thesis: Cube-4: A Scalable Architecture for Real-Time Volume Rendering 1997-03-21 Jan Hardenbergh starts working for Hugh Lauer at MERL. First outside engineer hired onto the project. 1997-08-03 EM-Cube paper at Eurographics Archived Paper 1998-03-XX T.C. Zhao & Vikram Simha hired 1998-06-07 T.C. Creates VLI User's Manual 1998-12-31 Yin Wu hired. 1999-04-23 The Roadrunner chip renders its first frame - first 1/2 bottle of Moet. 1999-05-01 The chip may have a rotation bug - hangs a certan angles. 1999-XX-XX RealTime Visualization (rtviz.com), a wholy owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric (? or just finianced?) 1999-07-01 Move from MERL, 201 Broadway in Kendal Square to 300 Baker Ave. in West Concord 1999-08-08 VolumePro 500 paper at SIGGRAPH99 1999-08-08 VolumePro 500 demo 2000-03-04 ECR2000 we showed the first VPNET (pre AqNet) based on VP500. That was before we were bought by TR. 2000-XX-XX TeraRecon, Inc purchases a majority share of Realtime Visualization 2001-01-26 Revise power jumper header for VP500 2001-04-XX Demo IIVS workstation integrated with VP500 in JAR 2001 (the predecessor of ITEM). 2001-06-16 Release parts for VP1000 Board 2001-10-09 Create Rev. B2 of VP1000 Board 2002-03-XX VP1000 starts shipping 2002-09-03 Release of VolumePro 1000 development kit CD 2002-09-13 Release new revision level of AQNet Software CD, PN. 64-0020 2002-10-17 Condor Hardware team layoff - "we were so far ahead, we could afford it" -Motoaki 2002-11-2X VP1000 demo at RSNA 2004-02-13 VolumePro 1000 3.2 final software for Windows 2006-11-14 Release revision B VP2000ASX, VP2000DFE and VP2000QFE boards 2006-11-XX VP2000 demo at RSNA. 2007-10-24 AQNet - AQi Server and ThinClient 188.8.131.52 2007-XX-XX Falcon 1.1 respin 2008-10-29 Release first version of VolumePro 2000 Diagnostics User?s Guide 2008-12-08 Falcon HW & SW Team layoff ( Crash of 2006 and the Great Recession ) 2009-10-15 Add a board stiffener to 40-0401 quad ASIC boards. 2014-04-28 Add Fan RPM Detection to 40-0400 board (fan failure is the leading cause of baord failures) 2017-02-17 TeraRecon Press Release for VolumePro (VP) CUDA, which will ship with all new servers. 2017-03-01 Testing station set up in Foster City for testing VP2000D boards with Rev M. memories. 2017-05-10 Toshi Sakaguchi and Bill Booth laid off - no more Hardware Engineering at TeraRecon 2017-12-09 VolumePro Wake, Goodbye & Reunion!!!Send new dates, corrections & comments to YON.