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Imagine RIT 2008

Joe Conley on Monday, 28 April 2008. Posted in RIT Mission

This Saturday is RIT's first annual Innovation and Creativity Festival entitled Imagine RIT. There will be more than 400 different events showcasing student projects and more. Here's some of the stuff I want to go see:

Inside the Field House / SLC:

 Bioengineering: a Robotic Hand: Get a look at a robotic hand technology currently under development by RIT engineers.

Generating 3D Anatomic Models from RadioGraphic Data: Visitors will see a demonstration of Osirix, a program for converting radiologic data such as CT and MRI scans into 3D models and "fly-through" animations of the human body.

Game Design and Development: Check out the latest developments in the computer game industry.

Outside the Field House / SLC:

Ride an Electric Bike: RIT's E-Bike Club invites you to test drive one of their electric vehicles.

Test Drive a Segway: RIT's Public Safety department will demonstrate Segway people movers.

Varsity Practice Field:

Pumpkin Chuckin': See demonstrations of a pumpkin cannon.

Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences:

RIT Network Status Display: Visitors will observe a display showing all 65,000 RIT IP addresses.

Multi Touch Display: Check out a multi-touch display table created by students.

Autonomous Roomba Robots: Drive a computer-controlled robot.

See the full list of activities.