On Television

USF AIST 3D scans a capsule used in training at Cape Canaveral's Launch Complex 4 BOMARC building (courtesy AIST)
Historic Scans
What do a French arch, a Revolutionary War-era tunnel in South Carolina, and launch pads at Cape Canaveral have in common? They’re all sites recently captured by the 3D imaging tools of USF’S Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies (AIST). Find out more about their work and how it’s helping preserve important parts of history on University Beat on WUSF TV.

On the Radio

Culinary Innovation Lab (rebroadcast from March 17, 2014)

Officials at USF Sarasota Manatee would like to have one of the country’s best hospitality schools by the year 2020, and to help them on the way, the school has opened a Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch. This week’s rebroadcast of University Beat on WUSF 89.7 tells how the lab will help students get the hands-on experience that would-be employers love.

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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Travis Doering, PhD, director of USF’s Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies, or AIST, explains how 3D imaging works, and also talks about some of the other tools they use to put together a full virtual rendering of a structure.

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Lori Collins, PhD, director of USF’s Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies, or AIST, talks about how 3D imaging tools have evolved: much smaller than before, but more powerful than ever.

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South Carolina Educational TV piece on AIST's work at the Ninety Six Historical Site and Fort Star.

For more information

Historic Scans
USF Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies (AIST) webpage

USF AIST photo page

USF AIST is guest-hosting an exhibit at "3D Printing the Future" at MOSI in Tampa.

Culinary Innovation Lab
Lab website
8130 Lakewood Main St. Lakewood Ranch, FL

USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership
941-359-4200 website

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