Ikonas Graphics Systems Customer List

(Recalled from dim memory 7/98)

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Customer Contacts Application
Adage Inc.
(acquired Ikonas in 1982)
Dick Spann, Brij Prasad bought the whole company
Advanced Technology Systems names? Flight Simulator Research
Alcoa George Rogan FEA Visualization
Amoco, Tulsa Mark Lee Geophysical Visualization
Atari Bob Ellis, Pat Cole, Eric Weaver, Paul Hughett, Vicki Parish, Mike Marshall, Steve Wright Arcade Games Development, Animation ("Superman III")
Bell Helicopter Dick Philbrick Cockpit Display Research
Bell Labs, Columbus Jim Jackson Animation
Bell Labs, Holmdel Turner Whitted, John Jarvis, Gary Bishop Graphics & Imaging Research
Bell Labs, Holmdel Bob Springer, Tong Lim Graphics & Imaging Research
Bell Labs, Murray Hill O.C. Jensen Visual Perception Research
Bell Labs, Murray Hill Ron Gordon, Bruce Naylor Graphics & Imaging Research
Boeing Aerospace Mike Cyrus Flight Simulator Research
Boeing Co. Tom Krogel Cockpit Display Research
British Aerospace names? Cockpit Display Research
British Petroleum Ken Walsby, Bill Mockridge Geophysical Visualization
Calma Jeff Lane MCAD
Central Intelligence Agency ? ? Image Processing ?
Computer Corp. of America Chris Herot, Mark Friedell, Richard Carling, David Cramlich Spatial Data Management System
Computer Creations Herman Towles, Tom Klimek Animation
Computer Museum, Boston donated by Adage, installed by Alan Sadowski Rendering the Utah Teapot
(next to the real teapot)
Cranston-Csuri Productions Wayne Carlson, Ed Tripp, Marc Howard Animation
Cubic Corp. B-1 Radar Simulator Flight Simulator Research
Data General Don Tocher Graphics & Imaging Research
Dicomed Bruce Lindbloom, John Grimaldi
(made graphic arts systems that included an Ikonas)
Dicomedia Graphic Arts Systems
Digicon David Judson, Tony Lucido Geophysical Visualization
Digital Equipment Corp. Y.C. Wu, Tom Stockebrand Display Research
Dimensional Medicine John Severson, Tom Lindquist Medical Imaging
Dragoncraft Paul Hughett Animation
Duke Univ. Gershon Kedem Ray Casting Machine
Duke Univ. Allan Johnson Medical Imaging
Dupont Dick Hilmer, Dave Penzak Molecular Modeling
ENIEPSA, Madrid Juan Vilchez Geophysical Visualization
Evans & Sutherland ? Flight Simulator Research
Eye Research Institute Lawrence Arend Visual Perception Research
Fairchild Republic Aviation Abe Lesnik Mission Planning
Fantastic Animation Machine Jim Lindner, Serge? Animation
GE Medical Carl Crawford Medical Imaging
Georgia Tech Bruce Naylor, Keith Harp Graphics & Imaging Research
General Electric Corp. R&D Pete Atherton, Kevin Weiler MCAD
General Electric Corp. R&D Bill Lorensen Medical Imaging
Hazeltine Corp. Bob Regis Mission Planning
Hewlett-Packard Labs Scott Weikart Display Research
Hitachi Chemical names? Simulation Based Design
Honeywell Carl Graf, Karl Fant
(made simulator systems that included an Ikonas)
Flight Simulator Research
Hughes Aerospace Eric Haseltine Flight Simulator Research
IBM, East Fishkill Mike Fisk, Ron Capelli Display Research
IBM, Essex Junction Bob Christopher VLSI Design ?
Intermetrics Al ? Cockpit Display Research
Japan CGL? names? Animation
Jet Propulsion Laboratory Galileo Project Image Processing
John Deere & Co. Jack Wiley, Tad Berenyi, Bernie Romig Simulation Based Design
Lockheed-Georgia Dave Prince, Herb Archer Cockpit Display Research
LogE / ISI Al Stricklin Image Processing
Lucasfilms / Pixar Ed Catmull, Alvy Ray Smith, Tom Porter Animation ("Star Trek II")
Marks & Marks
(then Joblove/Kay Inc.)
Doug Kay, George Joblove Animation
Matra names? Flight Simulator Research
Mattel Nola Donato? Simulation Based Design
MIT AI Lab Ben Dawson Computer Vision Research
NASA / Ames Research Center Al Globus, Herb Hoy, Andrew Watson Cockpit Display Research
NASA / Langley Research Center Jack Hatfield, Billy Ashworth, Bill Kahlbaum, Joseph Old Cockpit Display Research
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Jon Lutz, Bob ? Scientific Visualization
National Research Council, Ottawa Bill Cowan, Marcelli Wein Visual Perception Research
National Security Agency ? Larry Tarbell? Image Processing ?
Naval Training Equipment Center Jack Booker, Walt Chambers, Patty Daoust Flight Simulator Research
North Carolina State Univ. Sarah Rajala, Wes Snyder, Jack Dunning Image Processing
Northrop Corp. Dana Noble, Rick Hopkins, Bill Spring Cockpit Display Research
Northrop Corp. Alan Coles Simulation Based Design
NYIT Louis Schure, Fred Parke, Paul Heckbert, Pat Hanrahan, Michael Chou, Duane Palyka, John Schlag, Tom Shermer, Ed Catmull, Alvy Ray Smith Animation
NYU Eric ? Visual Perception Research
Oak Ridge National Lab Richard Durfee, E.P. Tinnel. S.M. Margle Scientific Visualization
Ohio State Univ. Chuck Csuri, Marc Howard, Rick Parent, Frank Crow Animation
Omnibus John Pennie, Dave Sieg, Greg hermanovic Animation
Phillips Petroleum Paul Hauge, Craig Brockmeier Geophysical Visualization
Phoenix Data Systems Don Meagher, Gary Stephenson, John Reilly
(made 3D volume visualization systems that included an Ikonas)
Volume Visualization
R/Greenberg & Assoc. Ken Perlin, Christine Chang, Josh Pines, Chris Woods, Bruce Wallace Animation
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Mike Wozny, Ed Falk, Mary Johnson, Tony Apodaca, Salim Abi-Ezzi Graphics Research
Research Triangle Institute Jorge Montoya, Hal Lane, Paul Ramsey, Tim Turner Cockpit Display Research
Robert Abel & Assoc. Bill Kovacs, Michael Wahrman, Hank Weghorst, John Hughes, Con Pederson, Jim Keating, Richard Hollander Animation
Rolls-Royce Ltd. D.M.P. Davies Simulation Based Design
Sarnoff Research Center Doug Dixon, Scott Marshall, Larry Ryan Video Compression Research
Schlumberger, Tokyo Ono-san Geophysical Visualization
Schlumberger, Palo Alto Michael Deering Graphics & Imaging Research
Schlumberger-Doll Research Indranil Chakravarty, Ingrid Carlbom, Bruce Nichol, Henry Moreton Geophysical Visualization
Seibu, Tokyo Kenetsu Hanabusa Animation
Ship Analytics Arthur Hammer, Penny Sherrard
(made simulator systems that included an Ikonas)
Ship Visual Scene Simulation
Sikorsky Helicopter Keith McVicar MCAD
Softlab AG, Zurich Peter Weber Medical Imaging
SUNY Buffalo Irv Biederman Visual Perception Research
Technology Service Corp. Richard Pferdner Flight Simulators
Tektronix Gene Forte Display Research
Texas Instruments Gene Ennis, Mark Hall Geophysical Visualization
3M Corp. Rolf Iverson Simulation Based Design?
Transformation Systems Tom Bryand Animation
Tufts-New England Medical Center David Zahniser Medical Imaging
Univ. of Arizona, Tucson Radiology Dept. Medical Imaging
Univ. of California, Berkeley Brian Barsky, Mark Dippe, Tony DeRose Graphics Research
Univ. of California, Santa Cruz Jane Wilhelms Graphics Research
Univ. of Houston Anne Simpson, Richard Verm Geophysical Visualization
Univ. of Miami Bob Evans, Otis Brown, Jim Brown Oceanographic Research
Univ. of North Carolina Henry Fuchs, Fred Brooks, Steve Pizer, Mike Pique, Gary Bishop, Andrew Glassner, Greg Abram, Charlie Gunn Graphics & Imaging Research
Univ. of North Carolina Radiology Dept. Medical Imaging
Univ. of North Carolina Bob Wagner (Duke), John Poulton, John Austin, Mark Monger Boolean Vector Machine prototyping
Univ. of Pennsylvania GRASP lab, Arup Mukherjee Robotics Research
Univ. of Rhode Island Al Cutting Oceanographic Research
Univ. of Southern Calif. / ISI Randy Cole Video Compression Research
Univ. of Texas, Austin Don Fussell, Margaret Knox, Don Speray Graphics & Imaging Research
Univ. of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas (customer #1) Don Woodward, Dan Schlusselberg, Wade Smith Medical Imaging
Univ. of Toronto Alain Fournier, Bill Buxton, Eugene Fiume Graphics & Imaging Research
Univ. of Tulsa Sam Uselton, Wes Bethel Geophysical Research
Univ. of Waterloo Computer Graphics Lab Kelly Booth, John Beatty, Dave Martindale, Steve Mackay, Preston Gurd, Darlene Plebon, Paul Breslin Graphics & Imaging Research
U.S. Army Ballistic Research Lab (now ARL) Mike Muus, Chuck Kennedy, Phil Dykstra, Paul Stay CSG, FEA Visualization
U.S. Naval Academy Dave Rogers, Steve Satterfield, Linda Adlum Simulation Based Design
USAF Geophysics Lab Paul Allan Sadowski Weather radar research, satellite image processing
USAF Wright-Patterson Labs Derryl Williams, Jesse Blair, Dave Zann Cockpit Display Research
Utopia Video Bob Berger, Todd Rundgren Animation

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By Nick England
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