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The Media Grid

Kevin Roebuck
Director, Digital Experience

Sun's recent announcement to join and help develop the vision and services at mediagrid.org is a new initiative to pursue now bring to our efforts with the digital hollywood university project and the future of interactive learning using new media. As described on their website, Mediagrid is an open and extensible software development and delivery platform designed to enable a wide range of applications not
possible with the traditional Internet and World Wide Web. Applications
enabled by the Media Grid include: on-demand digital cinema and
interactive movies; distributed film and movie rendering; truly
immersive multiplayer games and virtual reality; real-time
visualization of complex data (weather, medical, engineering, and so
forth); telepresence and telemedicine (remote surgery, medical imaging,
drug design, etc.); vehicle and aircraft design and simulation; and
similar high-performance media applications. I'll try to have some information to share at the Education Commons booth pod at

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