On Television

USF AIST co-Director, Dr. Travis Doering, with the FARO Focus 3D Scanner (courtesy USF News)
3-D Campus
It’s the next best thing to actually being there, as USF scientists are creating a virtual map of the Tampa campus. University Beat on WUSF TV tells you how the researchers, working with USF and high school students, use 3-D scanners, GPS and other high-tech tools to build a world that can be viewed by future students, campus police and countless others - and they’re taking these skills beyond the university to also capture images of endangered monuments around the world.

On the Radio

3-D Scan of exterior of USF Marshall Student Center & surrounding plaza (courtesy USF AIST)
3-D Campus

It’s a new way to look at USF, as researchers at the Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies are using three-dimensional imaging to create a “virtual campus.” On this week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7, find out how the tools and skills the researchers are passing on to students are capturing both images and information here in Tampa and halfway around the world.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

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Video extras

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USF AIST's 3-D video fly-through of the Marshall Student Center

For more information

USF's Alliance For Integrated Spatial Technologies
813-974-0613 website
Co-Directors Dr. Lori Collins (lcollins@usf.edu) & Dr. Travis Doering (tdoering@usf.edu)

AIST's YouTube page, with examples from their work around the world



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