Thursday Jun 14, 2012

Oracle goes 3D

Today we announced that Oracle is the 1st commercial affiliate of the Immersive Education Initiative which starts today at Boston College. So, if you have an interest in using Java, MySQL, NetBeans, Glassfish and VirtualBox technologies and deploying them on to create 3D interactive or mixed reality learning and collaboration experiences for education or business use. Then, Watch this space for more updates on this pioneering new community work on the 3D Web.



Tuesday Jan 26, 2010

WETA


As a follow-up to yesterday's post on the amazing virtual 3D camera magic behind avatar, it's cool to see WETA using MySQL too. The processing power required to render these new ultra-realistic digital worlds includes 40,000 processors, 104 terabytes of RAM, 17GB/minute of storage for the final cut making WETA's renderfarm #196-199 on the Top 500. As John Lasseter always says, "the art challenges the technology and technology inspires the art". I cannot wait to see the worlds our students will create in an inter-connected network of 3-D Wonderland servers and hope it's powered by Oracle-Sun systems.


Wednesday Jan 20, 2010

SiMiLLE

Michael posted a new video this morning of the progress with the language learning project called SiMiLLE taking place at Essex University and in Wonderland

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