They deliver qualitative and quantitative improvements in how we conduct research and engage in teaching and learning
They require advanced networks to work
Real-time access to remote resources
Large-scale, multi-site computation and data mining
Shared virtual reality
Any combination of the above
Who are the campus stakeholders?
Should you focus on broadly applicable applications or narrow discipline needs?
Should you build or buy?
Should you go it alone or partner?
What resources are needed?
What resources are available?
What happens if you succeed?
Digital Video Applications
Up to broadcast quality videoconferencing
Both live distribution and on-demand access to a variety of content
HDTV-based digital cinema, network-based studio production, …
Access Grid www.accessgrid.org Source: Argonne National Laboratory
Tele-immersive “Office of the Future”
Source: University of North Carolina
Music Teaching over Internet2 University of Oklahoma
Remote Scanning Electron Microscope The University of Michigan
Distributed nanoManipulator University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Shared Virtual Environment Ohio Supercomputer Center Ohio State University
Space Physics and Aeronomy Research Collaboratory University of Michigan
Teleimmersion University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois-NCSA Old Dominion University
What is the Grid?
Global resources available to communities of researchers
The protocols, services, and applications that enable new forms of collaboration
Grid Resources Workstations Instruments Libraries Data sets People
Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation
Collaboration environment for earthquake researchers (e.g., structural engineers, geotechnical and tsunami scientists)
Grid Physics Network
Petabyte scale environment for data-intensive applications (Large Hadron Collider, Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory)
The Internet2 Commons
An effort to encourage and support large-scale, distributed collaboration for the research and education community
Enabling one-to-one, one-to-group, and group-to-group collaboration
Supporting personal communications, meetings, conferences, and teaching and learning
For Internet2 members and their international counterparts
H.323 VRVS Videoconferencing Technologies AG MPEG2 Others Others Data Sharing Instant Messaging Voice/IP Electronic Notebooks Peer to Peer Collaboratories The Internet2 Commons Other Collaborative Technologies
Internet2 Discipline & Community Activities
Approach Broad Outreach Internet2 Days, web site, application flyers Health Sciences Arts & Humanities Applications Community Applications Community Applications Community Applications Community Applications Community Applications Community NEES, Physics, Astronomy Applications Community Applications Community
Applications Working Groups
Arts & Humanities
High Energy and Nuclear Physics
Geospatial Information Systems
Voice over IP
Distributed Applications Support Team
Internet2 End-to-End Performance Initiative
Focus on researcher partnerships working on advanced applications
Cooperate on advanced services to maintain global interoperability
Use STARTAP (Science, Technology, and Research Transit Access Point) for connectivity along with Abilene “International Transit Network”