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High Definition and Multimedia Systems records, 1953-2003

1953-2003
 Series
Accession: 2464-09-7.

Dates

  • 1953-2003

Historical Note

High Definition and Multimedia Systems was established in 1996 under Senior Director (later Vice-President) Glenn A. Reitmeier. This united high definition television (HDTV) and related research under Reitmeier, who had been directing the High Definition Imaging and Multimedia Laboratory (formerly the High Definition Imaging and Computing Laboratory) since 1991.

Scope and Content

This record group contains papers from scientists working on a wide range of electronics projects, particularly high definition television (HDTV) and advanced compatible television (ACTV). The Charles M. Wine and Edward C. Fox papers also document project “Sliced Bread” (also known by the funder’s codename “Toaster”), an attempt to develop a virtual reality video game system.

Arrangement

This record group is arranged in five series:

I. Glenn A. Reitmeier papers

II. Edward C. Fox papers

III. Jeremy Pollack photographs

IV. Thomas M. Stiller papers

V. Charles M. Wine papers


Additional Information

Extent

From the Collection: 990 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Additional Description

Access Restrictions

Records subject to 25-year time seal.

Arrangement

This record group is arranged in five series:

I. Glenn A. Reitmeier papers

II. Edward C. Fox papers

III. Jeremy Pollack photographs

IV. Thomas M. Stiller papers

V. Charles M. Wine papers

Related Names

Creator

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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