Cyberinfrastructure

Ohio center focused on global telehealth applications launches website to promote services, membership

The recently established Telehealth Video Resource Center (TVRC) today officially launched a website to make the center’s videoconferencing services easily available to physicians and healthcare education professionals worldwide.

The TVRC web site, www.telehealthvrc.org, provides visitors with videoconference hardware and software requirements, scheduling tools, telehealth news and instruction, an e-health forum, membership information and staff and advisory board biographical sketches.

Network Access to CAMM's Electron Microscopes Offers Shared Instrumentation Benefits to Education, Industry

A set of the world’s most powerful electron microscopes can now be accessed remotely by researchers and commercial industries over the Internet, thanks to collaborations between the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) and The Ohio State University’s Center for Accelerated Maturation of Materials (CAMM). 

Crown City residents now receive high-speed Internet connectivity through innovative Connecting Rural Ohio partnership

Throughout much of its nearly 200-year history, Crown City, Ohio, has been known as a way station for travelers on the Ohio River. The shipping artery brought boats, people, supplies and, on occasion, devastating floods to this small southeastern Ohio community.

Network server supports legal, free music downloading for more than 21,000 Ohio college, university students

Ruckus service offers students online library of more than 3 million songs, videos

 The nation’s most advanced statewide network for education and research – OSCnet – now provides many Ohio college and university students access to an online service that allows downloading of millions of songs and videos legally and for free.

Ohio Cyberinfrastructure Projects Recognized for Achievements; Showcased at 2007 Advanced Technology Summit

Firefighters near Toledo brace for the heat of a flashover in a simulator while firefighting students at a university campus many miles distant study the live-action video over a fiber-optic network.

Middle school students in Appalachian Ohio immerse themselves into a society on a virtual island they visit over the state-of-the-art network, moving about, walking, running and even flying through highly developed landscapes, park-like settings and buildings.

OSCnet Project in Cleveland Provides Ohio Connection to Advanced National Research and Education Network

Ohio students, faculty, and researchers will no longer have to look out-of-state for access to the most advanced nationwide network in the United States, thanks to a project in Cleveland that connects Ohio’s research and education network – OSCnet – to the new Internet2 Network.

Third Frontier Network is now "OSCnet"

OSC would like to announce that the name of the Third Frontier Network is being changed to OSCnet. This name is the result of a series of meetings with legislators, academic partners, and state leadership.  Virtually all of those participating in the discussions noted that it was time to clearly associate the network with OSC so as to minimize confusion for OSCnet users and those who provide funding for the network, including the higher education partners that were central to the inception and implementation of the network.

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