Alya Red is a project of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center for simulating a human heart. The project is an integrative collaboration action with medical doctors, bioengineers and computational mechanics researchers from several countries.
Jack Dongarra of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, speaking on 41th SPEEDUP Workshop on High-Performance Computing, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, September 7, 2012.
Intel showed demonstrations of systems running on its new Haswell processor, due in 2013, at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco on Sept. 11. The new Haswell chips will also deliver much faster graphics and applications performance when they appear in ultrabook designs starting next year
Adapteva announced that it is sampling the fourth generation of its Epiphany multicore architecture. Their new OpenCL SDK provides a portable API for accessing the compute capabilities of a platform, accelerating performance in a wide spectrum of applications in market categories from gaming and entertainment to scientific and medical software.
Christie HoloStation is a compact, personal visualization solution. It’s composed of projection displays, screens, tracking and interactive technology. This compact workstation displays up to 15 megapixels of data in a 3D stereoscopic and interactive tracked environment.
Since the 1960s, Optical Music Recognition (OMR) has become a mature technology. But there have been only a few studies of hand-written notation and interactive systems for OMR. This project combines notation with performance to make music more intuitive easier to learn.
Check out one of the more popular exhibits at SIGGRAPH 2012 Emerging Technologies called TELESAR V, that enables human beings to experience a real-time sensation of being and interacting in a remote location. The Telexitstance Robot Telesar V from researchers at Japan’s Keio University could bring us a step closer to a real out of body experience.
Some of the biggest names in high tech came together in June and announced the formation of the Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) Foundation.
The SIGGRAPH Technical Papers program is the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques. SIGGRAPH 2012 brings together more than 20,000 professionals from 5 continents, 5-9 August 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA.