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XSEDE15 to Include Visualization Showcase

May 22, 2015 |

May 22 — XSEDE15 is proud to announce the conference—to be held July 26-30 in St. Louis—will now include a day-long visualization showcase. This will allow attendees to view the visualizations at their convenience, while still giving the presenters an opportunity to interact with attendees during the reception. The deadline for submissions is May 31. The Read more…

EIA Launches Redesigned International Energy Portal

May 18, 2015 |

May 18, 2015 – Today, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) launched a redesigned International Energy Portal to improve access to international energy data and trends in global energy markets. You can view the portal at: http://www.eia.gov/beta/international/ “With most of the future growth in energy consumption expected to occur outside of the United States and Read more…

Penguin Computing Announces Availability of Scyld Cloud Workstation

Mar 18, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, California, March 18 — Penguin Computing, provider of high performance computing, enterprise data center and cloud solutions, today announced availability of a unique remote 3D visualization capability featuring graphics accelerated, client-less remote supercomputing through a standard Wi-Fi connection and browser. “Penguin Computing worked with software developer Colorado Code Craft to create the most compelling Read more…

Visualization Software Makes Leap from Science to Industry

Feb 24, 2015 |

For three years now, CFD software specialist Intelligent Light has been working to bring the open source visualization program VisIt into its family of industrial grade software products. Designed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists to visualize data coming off Department of Energy (DOE) supercomputers, VisIt scales well and is well-suited for in situ processing. Read more…

The Milwaukee Institute Partners with NCSA

Feb 5, 2015 |

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Feb. 5 — The Milwaukee Institute announced today its partnership with NCSA, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications through the NCSA Private Sector Program located at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This strategic partnership offers a variety of computational resources to the Milwaukee Institute to better serve scientific and engineering projects for clients Read more…

Baidu Supercomputer Tops Google in Image Recogition

Jan 20, 2015 |

In an effort to oust Google from its the top spot in image recognition, Baidu, Inc. has dedicated a supercomputer to what it claims to be the world’s most accurate computer vision system. Using the ImageNet object classification benchmark, the Chinese search engine company claims that their system managed a 5.98 percent error rate, which Read more…

SURFsara Recognized as NVIDIA CUDA Research Center

Dec 4, 2014 |

Dec. 4 — NVIDIA, the world leader in the field of computer graphics technology, has recognized SURFsara as a CUDA Research Center. SURFsara was recognized for its advanced research and expertise in the field of HPC technology and visualization using Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). SURFsara offers amenities like the ‘Elvis’ cluster for remote visualization, the national ‘LISA’ cluster for Read more…

Penguin Computing Unveils Scyld Cloud Workstation

Nov 18, 2014 |

NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 18 — Penguin Computing, provider of high performance computing, enterprise data center and cloud solutions, today announced a unique remote 3D visualization capability featuring graphics accelerated, client-less remote supercomputing through a standard Wi-Fi connection and browser, essentially giving customers universal access to their high performance computing needs in the cloud. Scyld Cloud Read more…

Kitware Teams with NVIDIA to Develop Enhancements for HPC Visualization

Nov 18, 2014 |

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y., Nov. 18 — Kitware, Inc., a leader in the creation and support of open-source software and state-of-the-art technology, today announced it is working with NVIDIA to develop several powerful enhancements for the field of high performance computing (HPC) visualization. Among these is a new Visualization Toolkit (VTK) rendering backend, which targets graphics processing units (GPUs) and takes Read more…

Kitware to Collaborate with Leaders in HPC and Visualization

Nov 13, 2014 |

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y., Nov. 13 — Kitware, Inc., a leader in the creation and support of open-source software and state-of-the-art technology, is pleased to announce its collaboration on three Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) awards from the Department of Energy (DOE). The awards are part of the ASCR Computer Science program, which supports research that enables computing at extreme Read more…

SGI Japan Delivers Visualization System to Nagoya University

Nov 12, 2014 |

Nov. 12 — SGI Japan, Ltd., part of SGI, a global leader in high performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, announced Nagoya University has deployed a major visualization system based on the SGI UV 2000 in-memory computing system. This new solution enables Nagoya University to create high-resolution 3D images that will drive Read more…

SysFera-DS Version 5.0 Introduced

Nov 12, 2014 |

LYON, France, Nov. 12 — SysFera has introduced a new version of its high performance computing (HPC) and Cloud management software, SysFera-DS version 5.0, featuring immediate visualization of simulation results without downloading and opening results within applications—to gain a significant boost in productivity. As well, for the first time, HPC administrators can create custom web pages for Read more…

NCSA-Led Project Receives $1.5M from NSF

Nov 12, 2014 |

Nov. 12 — The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1.5 million to an NCSA-led project that will develop and widely distribute a series of science documentaries highlighting visualizations of computational and digitally-enabled science. The project assembles a creative team of producers, technologists, artists, and educators who will collaborate with scientists and researchers across the Read more…

Kitware and TACC Collaborate to Become an IPCC

Nov 11, 2014 |

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y., Nov. 11 — Kitware, Inc., a leader in the creation and support of high-performance computing (HPC) open-source software and technology, has recently become an Intel Parallel Computing Center in collaboration with Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). This team will focus its efforts on supporting Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessor in the ParaView application for data analysis and visualization, as Read more…

Kitware to Showcase Advances in HPC and Visualization at SC14

Nov 5, 2014 |

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y., Nov. 5 — Kitware, a leader in the creation and support of open-source software and state-of-the-art technology, is exhibiting recent work in HPC and visualization at Supercomputing 2014 (SC14) in New Orleans, LA. As part of the ParaView Showcase, Kitware will host presentations from renowned collaborators at its booth throughout the conference, where they will discuss Read more…

SysFera and Kitware Partner to Integrate HPC Technologies

Oct 21, 2014 |

LYON, France, Oct. 21 — SysFera, a software innovator that simplifies management and accessibility of high performance computing (HPC) environments, and Kitware, a leading R&D software provider for scientific data analysis and visualization, announced today that they are integrating their two core products. Kitware’s ParaView application is now offered as part of the SysFera-DS software solution through the remote visualization Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Aug 28, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Building the Universe Pixel by Pixel

Aug 20, 2014 |

Recently, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics unveiled an unprecedented simulation of the universe’s development. Called the Illustris project, the simulation depicts more than 13 billion years of cosmic evolution across a cube of the universe that’s 350-million-light-years on each side. The goal was to view the formation of galaxies and other large-scale structure we see Read more…

Blue Waters Project to Offer Graduate Visualization Course in Spring 2015

Aug 18, 2014 |

Aug. 18 — NCSA’s Blue Waters project will offer a graduate course on High Performance Visualization for Large-Scale Scientific Data Analytics in Spring 2015 and is seeking university partners who are interested in offering the course for credit to their students. This semester-long online course will include video lectures, quizzes and homework assignments and will provide students Read more…

NVIDIA VCA Now Shipping

Aug 13, 2014 |

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 13 — NVIDIA today announced that its Visual Computing Appliance, known as the NVIDIA VCA, is now shipping. NVIDIA VCA dramatically accelerates ray tracing, enabling users to interact with computer models of such high visual fidelity that it can eliminate the need for 3D physical prototypes. Engineered and built by NVIDIA, the appliance was Read more…