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          2 nightclubs in Chicago, Illinois (names unknown).
            Amiga 500 using AmigaVision Pro, SuperGen, and DCTV.
            Nightclub ads and screen shots of patrons.
            Informational messages such as bar closings and birthdays.
            Live interactive games such as Video Post Office and Family Fued.

          A cinema (name unknown) in Klagenfurt, Austria.
            Used 6 A1200 (controlled via an 386 or 486) to display
            on 6 monitors, wich room was playing wich film, the time and lenght
            and the price for tickets. Recognized when an "Read/Write" alert
            from AMOS occured.

          A laboratory (name unknown) in Innsbruck, Austria.
            Used an A4000 in the laboratories, use unknown.
            Was seen in an science magazine called "PM".

          A famous museum (Deutsches Museum, München Germany) used an Amiga 500
            without any expansions, for a cell-injection simulation. The program
            was coded in assembly language and artwork in DPaint 3. It was
            controlled by a standard joystick, which controlled the injection needle
            that you could move around the screen.

          ABC, American Broadcasting Company.

 *NEW*    Advanced Technology Labs (Bothell, Washington State, USA).
            Built a custom Amiga 4000T motherboard in late 1997 that was used in a
            medical ultrasound machine called the HDI 1000.

          American Cablevision.

          AMIGAplus print-magazine, Germany.
            Amiga used as a DTP-machine.

          Anfy Team
            Develops games for Java phones and uses Amiga 1200 for the graphics.

          ARD, German television company.
            Uses/used AMIGA to make overlays, titeling etc.

          Armagh Planetarium, Northern Ireland.
            They use the Amigas in their display rooms.

          AT&T Broadband.
            Amiga's are currently in use at their Head-ends in Troutdale
            (East Portland), Beaverton (West Portland - Vancouver, WA and Salem, OR) for
            AT&T information graphics on Community TV Channel 26 and Leased access
            Channel 1/99. The graphics contain AT&T information for
            their cable customers.

          AT&T Broadband Studio.
            Still uses an Amiga for CG (using Sheriff systems software or Scala mm400)
            and a Super Gen.  Current studio productions include Spectrum (used to be NE
            Spectrum), The Mayor's Forum, and PrimeTimers.

          Atlanta Georgia 1996 Olympics Planning Board.
            Previsualization, storyboarding, and advertising.

          Auto Sim, Tromsö, Norway.
            Used Amiga 4000 computers to model objects they used in their
            simulation products which they sold to the military.

          BBC, UK.
            Amigas used for a adventure game show called "Knightmare" for kids.

          BC Hydro, Vancouver, Canada.
            Interactive video displays.

          Bergen and Trondheim Airport, Norway.
            Used Amigas for displaying various stuff around the whole airport.

          British Navy.
            Bought a radar system based on Amigas in -97.

          Brookhaven Cable in Long Island, New York.

          Brooklyn Queens Cable, Brooklyn, New York.
            Pay Per View.

          Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CBC Broadcast Center in Toronto.
            Information Kiosks, for finding studios and offices.

          CERN, European Particle Research Laboratory (location unknown).
            Display of Particle Accelerator Complex.

          Channel 4, UK.
            Uses/used a modified Amiga A1200 for tele cue.

          CIA, Central Intelligence Agency, United States of America.
            Animations used to produce classified national security videos.
            Used in presentations for President Bush and President Clinton.

          CineMaxx, in "Bonn/Bad Godesberg and Münich", Germany.
            Uses Amiga computers to show which film runs in which of the 14 cinemas,
            how much it costs and how many seats are free. In the cinema there are at
            least 10 - 30 TV-screens which shows the information, created with the Amiga.
            The Amigas are also in a network with the PCs used for the ticket-office.

          CN Tower, Toronto, Canada.
            Used two Amiga 2000's in their games area.
            They were linked together for playing a virtual reality shooting
            game complete with full head gear for the display.
            This was back in 1996, and has since been removed.

          Detroit Metro International Airport, Detroit, Canada.
            Amigas are used for security video at the international terminal.

          Digital Equipment Corporation.
            Amiga based multimedia workstations.

          Dow Chemical Inc., Michigan.
            Closed circuit news broadcasting.
            Developed by Michael Fischer.

          Durham Constabulary/Cleveland Constabulary, police force, UK.
            Used Amiga 4000 as point of information terminals.

          Dutch television, Netherlands.
            Hitbingo, weekly 1.5 hour gameshow with Amiga generated displays.
            Televizierring 1993, yearly award for best television program.
            Amiga controlled video wall and graphics production.
            Ik weet het beter, Amiga produced graphics.

          ESAB, Sweden.
            Is a rather big and multinational welding company.
            Uses several Amigas and mainly SuperBase Professional.

          Eureka! Children's Discovery Park, Halifax.
            An Amiga 3000 controlls a laser disk player via the serial port
            whilst mixing a live signal from a video camera with computer
            graphics AND the output from the laser disk to display them all
            on a TV and has been one of the most popular attractions.
            Installed over 10 years ago.

          Fire Department in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
            Amiga used to control systems in training areas and report progress.

          Ford Motor Company, in automobile assembly plants (InfoChannel).

          Ford Werke A.G. Köln, Germany.
            Uses Amiga Forever and Metaview to convert "cgm" to "bitmap" files.

          French TV
            Several Amiga 2000 were used in the French TV game Motus. They were
            used to display grids containing letters that players must organize
            to create words. They were used because of their good broadcast quality.

          Greece television.
            Amiga and Scala used.
            Uses Amiga for titling / gfx over video.

          Hamburg Railway station, Germany.
            Uses Amiga to display commercials etc on a huge video display.

          Hotel Bristol, Bergen, Norway.
            Uses/used Amigas for hotel-tv.

          InfoChannel, Scala Inc..

          International Business Machines.
            Multimedia displays.

          IoMega Corp
            Video Toasters used for video production.

          Israeli Air Force.
            Amiga generated flight simulators for pilot training.

          JPL, technology and astronomy lab.
            Distant Suns, astronomy software.

          Kempener Lichtspiele (a cinema), Kempen, Germany.
            Two Amigas are used to display which movie they are showing.
            A third Amiga is/was used in a sunstudio to control the rooms.

          Kunsthochschule Kassel (similar to "Highschool of Art"), Kassel, Germany.
            Amigas used as Line Test Systems with "take 2" software.
            They received an Oscars for their short animation movie:
            - Quest, 1997
            - other movies are for example "Chicken Kiev"

          Liberty Science Center, New Jersey, USA.
            Amiga 2500 with Video Toaster doing interactive video demonstrations.

          LILCO, Long Island Lighting Company, New York.
            Corporate training videos.

          Maclean-Hunter, Peterborough, Ontario.
            Cable 6 Community Programming.

          Marine Institute of Technology, St Johns, Newfoundland.
            Amiga 4000/040 running AmigaVision Pro.
            Amiga based kiosk with course listings, faculty, directions, events.
            Multimedia course based on Amigas.

          Maryland Science Center, Baltimore, Maryland.
            Hubble Space Telescope exhibit.
            Amiga controlled laser disc players.
            Interactive astronomical data processing station

          Metro-Cable Association, Toronto, Ontario.
            ATV Toronto.

          Meteor Crater, (Northern Arizona).
            Interactive information kiosks in visitor's center.

            Video Toasters used for internal video production.

          Ministry of Economics, Bonn, Germany.
            Some Amigas have been used by them.

          Munich Animation Film GmbH, Munich (München),Germany.
            Amigas used as Line Test Systems with "take 2" software.
            Animation movies are:
            - The Fantastic Four, 1997
            - Tobias Totz and his Lion, 1999
            - Help! I'm a fish, 2001
            - The Jester Till, pre-production, at the movies ca. 2002

          NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.
            Space Center Houston, space shuttle computer simulators for visitors.

          NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
            AmiLink control systems.
            Amiga's used in Hangar AE.
            Amiga's used for recieving data from space shuttle.

          NBC, National Broadcasting Company.

          NCR, Dayton, Ohio.
            Video Toasters used for internal video production.

          NCR, El Segundo, California.
            Video Toasters used for internal desktop publishing course

          Net-SC (cable TV operator), Brazil.
            Uses Scala (year 1999 at least)(version unknown).

          Neurostoners, Nintendo gamedevelopers.
            Used an Amiga 1200 to port Pinball Fantasies from the Amiga to
            the Nintendo in 1996.

          NewTek, Inc., of Topeka Kansas.
            Creator of the Video Toaster and the Screamer.
            Emmy Award winner for developments in television engineering.

          Nuclear Electric, Ipswich.
            Amiga controlled MCR simulator for Sizewell B Control Room.

          Oak Ridge Museum, Tennessee.
            Amiga produced educational games.

          Ontario Science Center, Toronto, Ontario.
            Amiga 500, it is used to show a map of the world,
            with the postioning of all known satellites as they orbit above
            the planet. The display is updated in real time, and you can control
            a track ball to highlight an object and then get information on it.

          Open Channel, (local TV network) Gothenburg + Stockholm, Sweden.
            Uses Amiga for various stuff.

          Pay Per View.
            Amiga generated video sequences.

          PBS, Public Broadcasting System.
            Various television series.

          Philips Inc., Netherlands.
            Amiga used in research labs for LCD displays.

          Philips, Sidewalk Studio, Santa Monica, California.
            CD-I software development using various Amigas.

          Police Department in Gouda, Netherlands.
            Amigas used to capture and display criminals and suspects.

          Polish TV
            "PTV ECHO" used 2 Amigas until 1994 when the station was closed
            by the government. Many private Amigas were used as additional systems
            to produce materials like animations, graphics etc. and special software.

          Polymorph Digital Photography.
            Uses Amigas (mostly an A3000 and now Amiga Forever and an Amiga 4000)
            to do digital composite photo portraits.

          Prevue Networks of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
            Creaters of Prevue Guide.

          Rede Record (TV network), Brazil.
            Used/uses Scala (version unknown).

          Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rensselaer, New York.
            Electronic Arts minor degree.
            3 A3000's, 2 A500's, 1 Video Toaster workstation.
            Used to teach video production techniques.
            Final projects developed using the Video Toaster.

          Richmond Sound Design, USA.
            Produced a hardware add-on to the Amiga to allow real-time management of a
            complete stage show via a midi interface called "Stage Manager".

          Rysher Entertainment.

          SafeWay supermarket (location unknown - presumed Vancouver).
            Amiga cake decorator.

          Sainsbury, UK supermarket.
            Used networked A4000's, (possibly as many as 150 machines)

          SAS, Scandinavian airline.
            Uses/used Amiga and Scala, for displaying various info.

          Scandinavium, hockey arena, Gothenburg, Sweden.
            Uses/used Amiga 4000 to display graphics on the big Jumbotron display.

          Silja Line, boat ferries, Finland - Sweden.
            Uses an Amiga 4000 and Scala to play the security instructions
            and boat information channel.

          Skydome, Toronto.
            Tourist information for the city of Toronto.

          Snap, music group (country unknown).

          Sola airport, Stavanger/Norway.
            Used A4000's to control the monitors for flight info.

          Sonic Cable Television (use unknown).

          Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas.
            Amigas and DataWeb used to research signal auralization studies.
            Realtime data acquisition and signal processing in labs.

          Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland.
            Amiga used to display spacecraft statistics in lobby.
            Video Toaster used for in-house video bulletin board.

          Stanford Linear Accelerator (use unknown).

          Survival Research Labs (location unknown).
            Amiga 2000 used and shown in documentary video.

          St. Clair Interactive Communications.
            K-Mart Coupon Center.
            SEATS Theater Seat Booking System.

 *UPD*    SVT, Swedish television company.
            Custom made Amiga video editing system.
            "No specially made Amigas, but a range of Amiga computers,
            and video editing stuff, specially made for SVT".
            Workbench visible in Christmas calender show "Barna Hedenhös
            uppfinner julen" 2013. Can be seen on Youtube.

          TCI cable television.

          Toaster Marmalade of California.

          TV4, Swedish television company, Sweden.
            Used A4000, Imagine, AdPro etc, for creating and displaying numbers and
            other stuff in real-time, in a game-show called "TipsBingo".
            Amigas used for another game-show, called "BingoLotto".

          TV Art, TV Palma, TV Pink, TV Politika, TV SOS, Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

          TVCG, Podgorica, Yugoslavia.

          TV LAV, Vrsac, Yugoslavia.

          TV Pancevo, TV Ritam, Pancevo, Yugoslavia.

          TV Sälen, Sälen, Sweden.
            Uses Amiga and Scala for displaying weather, slope and entertainment info.

          United Video of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
            Makers of Prevue Guide.

          Universal Studios.

          Urkraft, Active Television (Skellefteå's local TV-station), Sweden.
            Used Amiga computers and Scala for their work.
            Two A1200, one with ScalaMM300 and one with InfoChannel 500 for adding text
            and graphics to various stuff that had been filmed.
            And two A4000 with Scala InfoChannel 500, used for their information channel
            (called "Slingan"), that covered most of Skellefteå, which reached about
            14 000 households.

          US Army.
            Used Amiga under the development of the Hellfire missile.
            (Not confirmed)

          US Army, institute for environmental medicine, Massachusetts.
            Used Amiga to evaluate soldiers performance in hitting a target with an M16
            rifle (with laser for targetting, via some graphic screen) after they
            decreased sleeping time.
            Amiga WB Screen and a keyboard spotted.


          Virgin Megastore, London, UK.
            Uses an Amiga with a genlock to overlay news about
            forthcoming releases, etc. onto video displays.

            Dactyl Nightmare, virtual reality coin-op game.

          Walt Disney Productions.
            Animated movies and television series.
            Video Toaster workstations.
            Mickey's Magical Fountain controlled by Amiga 3000.
            Computerized water effects, stage show, dinosaur, explosions.
            Pleasure Island controlled night-time fireworks, lasers, and music.

          Warner Bros., motion picture company.
            "Animaniacs", animated cartoon television series.
            "Babylon 5", motion picture, television series.

          Wolverhampton Wanderers, (football club) in England.
            Uses Amiga to generate their large video walls,
            (2 of them) in the ground (Molineux).

          ZDF, German television company.
            Uses/used AMIGA to make overlays, titeling etc.