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Sandy Ressler

Advisor Washington D.C. Metro Area, US

Individual Member, Bitcoin Foundation and Organizational Member, Web3D Consortium.

Individual Member, Bitcoin Foundation and Organizational Member, Web3D Consortium.

4 vouches

Involved In


Out of the Blue Design
Web3D Consortium
bitcoin magazine
blaxxun interactive


Information Visualization Researcher NIST March 1985 - present
Individual Member Bitcoin Foundation 2013 - present
Organizational Member Web3D Consortium 2012 - present
Director Web3D Consortium 1999 - 2005
Guide October 1997 - June 2002
Computer Graphics and UNIX guy Video Magic Labs 1982 - 1984
Associate Member of Technical Staff Bell Labs 1980 - 1982
Computer Programmer American Airlines 1978 - 1978


Rutgers U. Mason Gross School of Arts Visual Arts / Computer Art September 1978 - June 1980
Rutgers University-New Brunswick Visual Arts / Computer Art 1974 - 1978

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Games
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

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Started CG animation 1975 (old...damn old)
Produced series of demonstrations at Bell Labs for real time animation processor in 1980-82
Co-author "Life with UNIX" 1989
Created the first multiplatform CDROM with hypertext for a standard (
Created course: Multimedia Development - A Hand's On Workshop 1993. A nationally offered course from the Technology Exchange Company of Addison-Wesley
Created Maryland Proactive Community Supervision "Break The Cycle" CD-ROM and Web site, 2001. An interactive CD-ROM with integrated animations and video for training. Web site contains all the content except for videos. Produced for the Bureau of Government Research, University of Maryland, College Park.
Ran most popular website for VRML (3D graphics for the web) 1997-2002
Created the "Open Virtual Reality Testbed" at NIST (four buzzwords in search of funding) and we did early VR work in manufacturing domain
Created "AnthroKids" first web accessible site for children's anthropometric data

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Norman Badler
Professor, Computer & Info. Sci., Univ. of Pennsylvania. University of California, Santa Barbara grad.
Sandy has excellent government and international connections in the human anthropometry and ergonomics areas.
Murat Aktihanoglu
We worked together  •  Mentor, TigerLaunch Startup Competition and Mentor, New York City Venture Fellows.
Sandy is great at everything he does, it's a pleasure and a privilege to work with him.
Fanny Mlinarsky
They're my mentor  •  President, octoScope, Inc.. Previously Founder and CTO, Azimuth Systems. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
Sandy Ressler has been our technical advisor for about 10 years and has been tremendously helpful. Sandy brings a depth of knowledge and pr ... actical insights on implementation. And being a part of the exceptionally talented NIST organization, he has access to a wide range of research.
Bruce Thomas
NICTA Fellow, National ICT Australia (NICTA) and Fellow, National ICT Australia. University of Virginia grad.
his long history in the game