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The 3-D Advantage
Monday, March 17, 2003

Technologists demonstrate competing 3-D modeling technologies used by military aviators and ground troops as they prepare for a war with Iraq. The "RealSite" and "Topscene" systems in this video allow pilots and soldiers to rehearse their missions before crossing enemy lines. Featured in the video are:

• John Burwell, senior director for government industry at Silicon Graphics Inc.;
• Alan Herod, program manger of the Navy's Topscene system; and
• Mark Darder, a civilian contractor who supports the Topscene program.

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Video: John Poole / washingtonpost.com
Reporter: David McGuire / washingtonpost.com

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