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2008-10-15 09:00:16

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This week at its annual Fall Member Meeting in New Orleans, La., Internet2 together with several collaborators will showcase the first uncompressed high-definition videoconference application over revolutionary dynamic circuit networks (DCN). The demonstrations will highlight the promise of DCN and high-definition video technology to create the ultimate collaboration environment that can support new innovation in science, research, the arts, telemedicine...

2008-07-22 09:00:24

The Renaissance Computing Institute has selected Infinera - a provider of digital optical networking systems - to support its research on the experimental network testbed dubbed BEN, which links RENCI to sites at three universities in North Carolina's Research Triangle Park. In addition, Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), Duke University and Infinera are collaborating on a proposal to the National Science Foundation for the GENI project, a federally backed research effort to build a...

2008-07-21 15:00:23

The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) has selected Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) to support its research on the experimental network testbed dubbed BEN (Breakable Experimental Network), which links RENCI to sites at three universities in North Carolina's Research Triangle Park. In addition, RENCI, Duke University and Infinera are collaborating on a proposal to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the GENI project, a federally backed research effort to build a nationwide networking...

2008-01-30 12:26:55

The National Science Foundation has awarded a University of Arizona"“led team $50 million dollars to create a global center and computer cyberinfrastructure within which to answer plant biology's grand challenge questions, which no single research entity in the world currently has the capacity to address. The project will unite plant scientists, computer scientists and information scientists from around the world for the first time ever to provide answers to questions of global...

2005-09-28 16:59:38

CHAPEL HILL -- In the immediate wake of Hurricane Katrina, scientists and research centers from across the country came together to generate information on the contaminated floodwaters and offer it to hazardous materials experts and public health officials. In a matter of hours, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Marine Sciences Program and Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), together with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), played a key role in...


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