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Darkstar University Update

Kevin Roebuck
Director, Digital Experience

We've got the community forum open for business as well as a first post for the proposed Mixed Reality Lecture Room collaborative research project with SunLabs. The first proposal meeting today went well. A few forms to fill out. It's got a good for support shot since we're using darkstar, wonderland and sunspot in the demo. With the Darkstar and Server unofficial virtual configs ready for those that want to play too for \\up to 50 simultaneous user case.

Darkstar Server:

    Config 4
    +1GB per active zone
    Twin disks for storage

    $4500 List

Darkstar Workstation:
Low End:
Ultra 20, dual core.
1 gig of main memory
NVidia 7900GS  (about $150 street price)
One good sized flat screen

High End:
Ultra 40, dual cores
2 gigs of main memory min
NVidia 7900 GS
One Good sized flat screen
Second smaller flat screen
(A second screen is very useful when debugging graphics and the card supports 2 heads)

for writing/debugging Server-side code

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