Louisiana State University Selects SGI Technology for Storm Modeling and Scientific Visualization

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To enable a wide range of scientific discovery efforts, including storm surge mapping of Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana State University (LSU), in August 2005, installed a powerful combination of technology from Silicon Graphics (BULLETIN BOARD: SGID) for its Center for Computation & Technology. Purchased through James River Technical, Inc., SGI exclusive higher education reseller, the Silicon Graphics Prism(TM) Extreme visualization system and SGI(R) Visual Area Networking (VAN) technology with SGI(R) OpenGL Vizserver(TM) software will also add real-time 3D collaborative visualization to the emerging statewide 40Gb optical network called LONI (Louisiana Optical Network Initiative).

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