Speedo Dives Into Supercomputing

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To better understand how to optimize the flow of water around a swimmer and create the designs and materials to give competitive athletes a winning edge, Speedo, the world’s leading swim brand, is designing the next generation of their FASTSKIN performance swimwear using the power of Silicon Graphics (OTC: SGID) technology. Performance-intensive computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis based on data of Olympic swimmers — monitored in Speedo’s Aqualab research and development facility — is run on an SGI(R) Altix(R) high-performance computing system.

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