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Optical Network is Key to Next-Generation Research Cyberinfrastructure
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Call Me! SAGE Visualcasting Enables Gigabit-Linked Collaborators to Link-up and Work Together in High-Definition
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New Distributed High-Performance Pixel Streaming Feature Announced at GLIF Conference in Prague
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OptIPuter All Hands Meeting: The Road Ahead
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OptIPuter Team Uses Glimmerglass Intelligent Optical Switch to Manage Huge Datasets and Real-Time Data Flows
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BIRN Case Study: Abilene Network Enables Virtual Communities in Biomedicine
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Optical Race
Technology development at TRECC is helping harness the speed of "generation after next" optical middleware to help researchers collaborate in real time.
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The OptIPuter

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  PRESS RELEASES

08/21/2007
Rocketing into HIPerSpace: New Visualization System at UC San Diego

02/05/2007
OptIPuter All Hands Meeting: The Road Ahead

03/21/2006
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO RESEARCHERS DEVELOPING NETWORKING TECHNIQUES FOR SCIENTISTS TO ACCELERATE DATA OVER HYBRID NETWORKS

11/17/2005
SUPER NETWORK SUPPORTS SUPERCOMPUTING 2005

10/30/2005
Optical networking experts converge on California for 5th Annual Global LambdaGrid Workshop

09/22/2005
Glimmerglass Optical Switch to Power 10Gb/s Connections on OptIPuterís Local and National Supercomputing Network

08/12/2005
LIVE DEMONSTRATION OF 21st CENTURY NATIONAL-SCALE TEAM SCIENCE

07/19/2005
EVL Lights Up the 105 Megapixel LambdaVision

03/09/2005
OptIPuter DEMONSTRATES POTENTIAL OF USER CONTROL OF THE NETWORK

02/17/2005
CALIFORNIA RESEARCHERS COLLABORATE WITH PERLEGEN SCIENCES ON MAP OF HUMAN GENETIC VARIATION ACROSS POPULATIONS

01/20/2005
REAL-TIME HDTV BROADCAST FROM USA TO JAPAN ENABLED BY ADVANCED NETWORKS

01/13/2005
UCSD, CENIC PARTNER ON FIRST U.S. CAMPUS PRODUCTION 10 GIGABIT ETHERNET BROADBAND CONNECTION FOR RESEARCH, EDUCATION

11/05/2004
FUJITSU DONATES 10 GIGABIT ETHERNET SWITCH FOR RESEARCH ON NEXT-GENERATION NETWORKS AT UC SAN DIEGO

11/03/2004
END-TO-END 10 GBPS WAVELENGTH INAUGURATES NEW OPTICAL NETWORKING INFRASTRUCTURE

02/10/2003
OPTICAL NETWORKING, LAMBDAGRIDS AND THE OPTIPUTER

02/10/2003
OPTICAL NETWORKING, LAMBDAGRIDS AND THE OPTIPUTER (BACKGROUNDER)

02/05/2003
CAL-(IT)≤ AND SAN DIEGO SUPERCOMPUTER CENTER BRING POWERFUL OPTIPUTER VISUALIZATION CAPABILITIES TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

12/02/2002
CAL-(IT)≤ AND UCSD TO RECEIVE $400,000 IN TECHNOLOGY FROM IXIA FOR LABS AND RESEARCH ON NEXT-GENERATION OPTICAL NETWORKS

11/18/2002
CHIARO NETWORKS CHOSEN BY CALIFORNIA TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE TO PROVIDE REVOLUTIONARY ROUTING PLATFORM FOR OptIPuter

09/25/2002
THE 'OptIPuter': CALIFORNIA, ILLINOIS RESEARCHERS FASHION NEW PARADIGM FOR DATA-INTENSIVE COMPUTING AND COLLABORATION OVER OPTICAL NETWORKS





  IN THE NEWS


01/15/09
HPCwire "UIC Technology Aids Obama Inaugural Security"

With more than a million people predicted to descend on Washington, D.C., next Tuesday to witness Barack Obama's presidential inauguration, many will stake a viewing spot near public monuments or along the Mall -- all land supervised by the U.S. Department of the Interior. While security planning and logistics are daunting, imaging technology developed by UIC's Electronic Visualization Laboratory is helping to make the job easier.
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06/18/08 iSGTW "Optical network key to next-generation e-research"

At the TeraGrid '08 conference, UC San Diego’s Larry Smarr urges university campuses to remove network bottlenecks to supercomputer users.
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6/11/08 HPCwire "Optical Network Is Key to Next-Generation Research Cyberinfrastructure"

The director of Calit2 said today that all the pieces are in place for a revolution in the usability of remote high performance computers to advance science across many disciplines. He urged early adopter application scientists to drive the creation of end-to-end dedicated lightpaths connecting remote supercomputers to their labs, greatly enhancing their local capability to analyze visually massive datasets generated by TeraGrid's terascale to petascale computers.
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01/16/08 Max Australia "University of Melbourne Initiates Australia’s Ultra-Resolution Global Collaboration Laboratory"


In the last two months, the University of Melbourne has constructed a massive 96 million pixel “OptIPortal” visualization wall - known affectionately as the ‘OzIPortal’- constructed from 24 x 30 inch LCD screens. 
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08/22/07 International Science Grid This Week
"LOOKING to sea: grids reveal our deepest secrets"


Article about the Laboratory for the Ocean Observatory Knowledge Integration Grid (LOOKING), which is "using grid technology to raise the bar when it comes to oceanographic data." The LOOKING project grew out of the OptIPuter's Earth science application
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07/30/07 University of Michigan Record Online
"Key Initiatives for the University of Michigan Ann Arbor Campus"


The FY 2008 budget selectively supports new research, instructional programs and facilities that promise to keep U-M at the forefront. A School of Information pilot project (Virtual Space Interactive Test Bed) to improve interactions between and among faculty and students and to facilitate formal and informal meetings between North and Central campuses through the use of OptiPortals.
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