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4851RE: [probe_control] Probe Control Re-imagined

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  • Geoff Willmetts
    Nov 20, 2007
      Hello Dino

      The problem is that series like 'Alias' and our own [Spooks] (usa title: MI5) use similar trechniques to Search to keep up with their agents.

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      To: probe_control@yahoogroups.comFrom: richardperez@...: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 08:42:46 -0500Subject: Re: [probe_control] Probe Control Re-imagined

      I vote for the GE center design. Perfect for a 'command center' look.Dean G. wrote:>> Greetings, All,>> I know it's probably been ages since I've had anything to> contribute (no, it HAS been ages). So, since the group has been> UNUSUALLY quiet this month I thought I'd share some interesting> possibilities with everyone.>> Since every so often the topic of 'how would Probe Control look> if "Search" was revived as a modern series?' comes up, I bring it up> now and I pass on something that came to my attention courtesy of> NASA Tech Briefs:>> http://www.techinteriors.com/installations.htm > <http://www.techinteriors.com/installations.htm>>> Personally, I can see several of these as strong contenders (mind> you, each of the following would need a few modifications to lighting> to give it the true feeling of our beloved Probe Control):>> the "GE Operations Center" could present the feel of Probe Control> from the pilot movie - containing several Probe Control Units;>> the "Security Console" would give it that "bridge of the Galactica"> feeling (either Galactica actually);>> the "Global Command Center Console", layout-wise, best captures the> general arrangement of the original Probe Control;>> now take the back chair away from the "Call Center Console", add it> to the "Security Console" above as Cameron's console, and you> complete the feeling.>> Now, while "Control Room Console and Mobile Video> Wall", "Monitoring Station", and "Military Command Console" each have> their merits, I couldn't get past their having a strong feeling of> being in a Batcave, regardless of lighting.>> End Run,> Dino>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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