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The Giver of Names: Documentary Collection

Technical details and hardware

This equipment list and manuals capture the specific hardware used in this particular installation.

Model: Apple iMac (2006)
Processor: 2.16Ghz Intel Core 2 duo
Specifications: 2 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
Monitor: 24 inch diagonal display

Vision system: Various video drivers & image processors
Language management: Database driven
Artificial intelligence: Proprietary source code created by the artist

Sound system:

Closed circuit video camera:
Model: National Electronics CCD DSP color camera
Manual control for: Focus, Gain Control, Iris, Color
Lens: Varifocal 25mm

Video projector:
Model: Sony VPL-PX32
Brightness (Lumens): 3500 ANSI
Contrast: 700:1
Size (inches) (HxWxD): 4.6 x 16.6 x 12.5
Lens Zoom: 1.25:1
Native Resolution: 1024 x 768
Max Resolution: 1600 x 1200

Pedestal lighting:
Model: Littlite® 6" BNC
Type: 12V (AC) Tungsten-Halogen
Fixture: 6” Gooseneck

Installation instructions:
David Rokeby, The Giver of Names Manual, 2008 (PDF files, 3MB)

Caitlin Jones & Lizzie Muller © 2008 FDL