The gaming industry, with its consumer demand for realistic, smooth, 3-D images, is without a doubt advancing the graphics hardware market exponentially. In recent years, commodity-based graphics chips or graphical processing units (GPUs) have become more programmable and easier to use for general purpose applications (GPGPU).
Surveillance of the ground by air- and space-borne sensors has proven to be essential to military and intelligence organizations. Specifically, the U.S. Department of Defense’s 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review highlights the need for “a highly persistent capability to identify and track moving ground targets in denied areas.”
The acronym VM2M might stand for Virtual Microscopy to Microarray, but for cancer researchers it means revolutionizing a part of the investigative process.
Expert pathologists depend on microscopy, or the latest use of microscopes, to examine and review diseased tissue. Their conclusions help oncologists form the foundation for treatments.