Accelerated High-Fidelity Rendering at Warwick using ClearSpeed and Sun

ClearSpeed Technology, the world leader in acceleration for HPC, today announced that Warwick University’s Digital Laboratory has selected ClearSpeed’s Advance e620 accelerators to power its new Sun Microsystems cluster for developing extremely high-fidelity virtual environments.
“Our team at Warwick Digital Lab is collaborating with ClearSpeed to enable interactive frame rates for high-fidelity, multi-sensory, ‘there-reality’ virtual environments for applications in healthcare, digital manufacturing, archaeology, and building design. To achieve this ‘realism in real-time’, we have selected the best in breed general purpose, 64-bit accelerators from ClearSpeed to complement our new Sun Microsystems high performance cluster,” said Professor Alan Chalmers of the Warwick Digital Lab. Full Story


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FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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