Blaustein Institute for Desert Research Selects SGI for Study of the Impact of Human Activities on Habitat Destruction

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Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI) today announced that The Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research at the Ben Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev has acquired a high performance SGI(R) Altix(R) 3000 system. The Negev region encompasses about half the land mass of Israel and is home to remarkable landscapes including waterfalls, caves, canyons, archeological sites, cities, and craters The new SGI system will enable researchers at the Institute to identify new mechanisms of change in the biological diversity (vegetation species) of arid areas and
examine possible scenarios for the loss of animal and vegetation species as a result of environmental changes and their implications on the stability and function of global ecosystems.
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Northrop Grumman and Silicon Graphics, Inc. Join Forces to Revolutionize Visualization Technology for Government and Intelligence Customers

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Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and Silicon Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:SGI) have signed a cooperative agreement that combines their visualization and technology expertise to revolutionize how warfighters make decisions in the battlespace.
Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.primezone.com/noc/
The two companies will provide visualization solutions — synthesizing data and presenting it to decision-makers through dramatic new graphical means — for customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Intelligence community, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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SGI helps Gelato promote Linux on the Intel Itanium platform

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The Gelato Federation, a research consortium dedicated to advancing the Linux OS and Intel Itanium 2 platform, announced on March 18 that Silicon Graphics Incorporated (SGI) has become an industry sponsor. As part of their sponsorship, SGI is supporting research at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and providing technical speakers for the May 2005 Gelato meeting in San Jose, California, May 22- 25, 2005.
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Company helping coordinate information from battlefield

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Modern warfare can bring information overload.
A spy calls in the latest movements of enemy forces. A military plane intercepts a cell phone message about the planned attack. Satellites feed military computer systems with images of the battlefield for advancing troops.
In many cases, such bits of information are analyzed using separate systems in the military and don’t reach those on the battlefield in a timely, organized fashion. SGI, a Mountain View company also known as Silicon Graphics that specializes in supercomputers to visualize scientific data, is working with the U.S. military on a new method for giving battle commanders organized, real-time information about what’s going on around them.
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Post-Production House Nice Shoes Steps Up Advertising Workflow With Discreet’s Systems

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Discreet, the media and entertainment division of Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK) today announced that New York-based post-production house Nice Shoes has advanced its advertising workflow with new and upgraded Discreet processing, visual effects and editing solutions……….
Nice Shoes’ Discreet smoke editing systems were upgraded to the latest version — smoke 6.5, with a hardware upgrade from Silicon Graphics(R) Octane2(TM) to the Silicon Graphics(R) Tezro(R) visual workstation. The flame systems’ hardware was upgraded to Silicon Graphics Tezro, enabling faster completion of projects.
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