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Project ARS: Pictures

No description should be necessary for this page. However, if you want one, "Here are some pictures of our ARS!"
(More below)

This pages contains many small ARS-related images, but may still take time to download. A majority of my published images of the ARS are located on this page. A new page is being created to offer animated GIFs and a few MPEG video clips for those of you that can play MPEG Video + Audio with MS Windows Media Player, or Apple's Quicktime. To see the animated movie resource for the ARS, check HERE for ARS movies.
[IMAGE:View of Aisle 2 from front to back] [IMAGE:View of Aisle 2 from front to back] [IMAGE:View of Aisle 2 from back to front at near eye-level] [IMAGE:Ominous and Mysterious view of the rack storage space with a little warning sticker in the foreground] [IMAGE:View of Aisle 2 from back to front on the rail] [IMAGE:View of Aisle 2 from back to front near the rail]
[IMAGE:View sitting at the base of the crane looking up along the tower to the carriage assembly] [IMAGE:End view of Carriage assembly of crane near back] [IMAGE:Side and back view of the crane and carriage from the back of the ARS Chamber] [IMAGE:Length view of all workstations for all aisles with all three cranes at the front ready for service]

The images in the table below were included in an article from Wired. The original articles were posted at: http://www.wired.com/news/culture/ars/index.html (expired), http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,41905,00.html (expired) and http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,41905-2,00.html (expired). If the above are not available, check out the locally cached copies here at: part 0, part 1, and part 2 respectively.

Each of the images in this next table are thumbnail images that you can click upon to see larger images. (Thanks to Wired for the use of the images included from their articles listed above.) This next table: "Copyright 1994-2001 Wired Digital Inc., a Lycos Network company. All rights reserved."

[IMAGE: View down the aisle to a distant crane]
[IMAGE: View of crane coming down with a bin or going up with a bin]
[IMAGE: Screen with 'EOA' (End of Aisle Operations) subsystem displayed for instructions on picking an item from the bin]
[IMAGE: Greg Tichava describing the process of picking an item from a bin]
[IMAGE: Crane bringing a bin forward or taking one back]
[IMAGE: Close up of crane's bin carrier]
[IMAGE: Crane picking up or delivering a bin from/to a workstation]
[IMAGE: 'Batman'(C) villain view of an ETV leaving or arriving]
[IMAGE: Diagonal upwards view of an aisle with shadow and light]
[IMAGE: Diagonal view of 4 stations and two ARS aisles]
[IMAGE:A view of the ETV (Electronic Track Vehicle) at the First Floor Circulation Desk]
[IMAGE: Decommissioned card catalog as a plant stand]

The above images from wired were copied from their original site. They might be found at their original location at the above links or should be viewable at the locally cached copy also listed above these images. Check the copyright HERE before you try to use any of these images from Wired. Generic Copyright for above table of images: "Copyright 1994-2001 Wired Digital Inc., a Lycos Network company. All rights reserved." More specific copyright may be found: cached on this site or on Wired's site at http://hotwired.lycos.com/home/copyright.html


This next batch of 3 pictures were taken by a professional photographer hired the library. Other pictures of the library were taken by this photographer, but only these three included the ars. Copyright 2001 for these are held by the photographer and the SSU library. Permission to publish these on a web page has been granted to passwall.com. You may click on each of these to see expanded picture of the chosen image. Republication of these images for commercial purposes requires authorization from library administration.
[IMAGE:Side view of all workstations plus ETV] [IMAGE:Diagonal view of all workstations plus one crane] [IMAGE:Length view of two workstations on one aisle with distant crane]

The above batch of 3 pictures were taken by a professional photographer hired the library. Other pictures of the library were taken by this photographer, but only these three included the ars. Copyright 2001 for these are held by the photographer and the SSU library. Permission to publish these on a web page has been granted to passwall.com. You may click on each of these to see expanded picture of the chosen image. Republication of these images for commercial purposes requires authorization from library administration.

This next picture came to me from HK Systems. They control the copyright to it. I have been permitted to include it (with minor modification for the web) on this site. If you wish to use this for purposes other than viewing this page, please contact HK Systems for permission.

[IMAGE: Computer rendering with cut-away view of SSU Library facing Northwest]

I know these audio files are not the best quality in the world, but that is because I was using the built-in microphone on my laptop and only encoded them into WAVE audio files.