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Primeur weekly 2012-10-01

The Cloud

Bright Computing and Univa offer combined cluster & workload management solution ...

SDSC and DuraSpace announce Cloud Storage Agreement ...

Brocade demonstrates industry's first service-oriented orchestration combining OpenStack and Ethernet fabric technologies ...

PeakColo aims for the Cloud with Brocade VCS fabric technology ...

Brookings Health System selects ClearDATA Virtual Data Center service for HIPAA-compliant Cloud hosting of IT infrastructure ...

CLASS Conference team to issue Call for Participation ...

HP introduces ProLiant Gen8 servers that enhance virtualized performance and facilitate move to Cloud ...

IBM launches global initiatives to help managed service providers capture burgeoning Cloud opportunity ...

ATIVAS is the first company in Brazil to adopt Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 ...

Outsourcing Inc. implements private Cloud infrastructure with Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 ...

Towers Watson introduces life insurance financial modelling on a Cloud Computing Grid ...

EuroFlash

London transport gets moving with projectiondesign ...

SARA to organize e-Infrastructure Colloquium on Open Repository of Web Data ...

Big Data analytics computing requires maverick fabric ...

NetApp storage helps CERN unlock the secrets of the universe ...

First EUDAT conference takes place in Barcelona 22nd - 24th October 2012 ...

USFlash

URS taps SGI for 500 Teraflop supercomputer for DOE National Energy Technology Lab ...

Adapteva creates Kickstarter Campaign to fund supercomputing platform ...

Dell and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign create preservation archive with open source Fedora repository software ...

Fujitsu selects Brocade network for Australia's fastest supercomputer ...

Autonomy, an HP company, unveils HP Application Information Optimizer 7.0 ...

IBM adds smarter storage to Queensland Sugar for improved efficiency and cost savings ...

Simulations on supercomputers uncover flashy secrets of merging black holes ...

Oracle achieves record TPC-C Benchmark result on 2 processor system ...

Oracle introduces Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle E-Business Suite for mission-critical environments ...

New $2.6 million study uses video cards to bring effective, inexpensive supercomputing to hospitals for safer CT scans ...

London transport gets moving with projectiondesign

25 Sep 2012 Fredrikstad - Situated in Covent Garden Market, London's most frequented tourist hot spot, the London Transport Museum utilises projectiondesign F3+ and F1+ series projectors throughout the museum's exhibit areas to tell the story of transport within London. The projection system was installed and maintained by global systems integrator, Electrosonic in 2007 and has been working non-stop ever since.

"In 1933, Chief Executive, Frank Pick's mantra was 'fitness for purpose' and he believed that good design was essential. This principle applies to the design of technology in our gallery", explained Rob Lansdown, Chief Projects and Infrastructure Officer at London Transport Museum. "We use projection to show how this unique design culture was developed across the company's entire range, from vehicles and architecture to information signs and publicity. Our requirements in 2007 were for high-resolution projectors that would be stable over time as well as produce outstanding image quality in various ambient light levels and, which required minimum maintenance over the lifetime of the exhibit. We are very pleased with how well the projectors have performed."

F1+ projectors are installed in a specially designed ceiling mount to project a massive 12-meter floor canvas. The exhibit takes advantage of projectiondesign's high brightness, accurate colour capabilities and 24/7 failsafe operation. Visitors can see the collection of 5,000 posters and art collection for themselves as they walk through the exhibit.

projectiondesign F3+ and F1+ series projectors are used to communicate the story of London in major exhibits such as Victorian transport, World's first underground, Pioneer tube, Travel revolution, Growth of suburbia, London in the 1920s and 1930s, London transport at war, London Icons and Transport futures.

"Our museum has no moving parts, so through projection, we are able to visualise the scale, size and complexity of London's transport", added Rob Lansdown.

"The building is an English Heritage grade II listed former Victorian flower market, which relies on natural cooling and heating. As with all technology, heat is an issue for us, and Electronsonic designed specially mounted projection systems."

Anders Løkke, Marketing Director at projectiondesign, stated: "The London Transport Museums relies heavily on the 24/7 use and stable image qualities over time. We're delighted that they have used our technology to showcase such an important exhibition."

London Transport Museum welcomes thousands of visitors each week. It also hosts conferences and exhibitions for the visitor attractions industry throughout the year.

Source: projectiondesign

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Primeur weekly 2012-10-01

The Cloud

Bright Computing and Univa offer combined cluster & workload management solution ...

SDSC and DuraSpace announce Cloud Storage Agreement ...

Brocade demonstrates industry's first service-oriented orchestration combining OpenStack and Ethernet fabric technologies ...

PeakColo aims for the Cloud with Brocade VCS fabric technology ...

Brookings Health System selects ClearDATA Virtual Data Center service for HIPAA-compliant Cloud hosting of IT infrastructure ...

CLASS Conference team to issue Call for Participation ...

HP introduces ProLiant Gen8 servers that enhance virtualized performance and facilitate move to Cloud ...

IBM launches global initiatives to help managed service providers capture burgeoning Cloud opportunity ...

ATIVAS is the first company in Brazil to adopt Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 ...

Outsourcing Inc. implements private Cloud infrastructure with Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 ...

Towers Watson introduces life insurance financial modelling on a Cloud Computing Grid ...

EuroFlash

London transport gets moving with projectiondesign ...

SARA to organize e-Infrastructure Colloquium on Open Repository of Web Data ...

Big Data analytics computing requires maverick fabric ...

NetApp storage helps CERN unlock the secrets of the universe ...

First EUDAT conference takes place in Barcelona 22nd - 24th October 2012 ...

USFlash

URS taps SGI for 500 Teraflop supercomputer for DOE National Energy Technology Lab ...

Adapteva creates Kickstarter Campaign to fund supercomputing platform ...

Dell and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign create preservation archive with open source Fedora repository software ...

Fujitsu selects Brocade network for Australia's fastest supercomputer ...

Autonomy, an HP company, unveils HP Application Information Optimizer 7.0 ...

IBM adds smarter storage to Queensland Sugar for improved efficiency and cost savings ...

Simulations on supercomputers uncover flashy secrets of merging black holes ...

Oracle achieves record TPC-C Benchmark result on 2 processor system ...

Oracle introduces Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle E-Business Suite for mission-critical environments ...

New $2.6 million study uses video cards to bring effective, inexpensive supercomputing to hospitals for safer CT scans ...