Software lets researchers share scientific instruments via the Internet
Project provides wider access to and greater return on large investments
Columbus, Ohio (October 10, 2007) – Engineers at the Ohio Supercomputer Center are enabling academic and industrial researchers to remotely access, in real time over the Internet, some of Ohio’s most expensive and important scientific instruments.
Governor Announces 'Broadband Ohio' Initiative
Creates Ohio Broadband Council to Coordinate Network Efforts
Columbus, Ohio (July 27, 2007) —Governor Ted Strickland today issued an executive order announcing the Broadband Ohio initiative to extend the reach of Ohio’s broadband resources, further Ohio’s leadership in network innovation and improve technology access for all citizens throughout the state.
Governor Establishes Broadband Ohio Network to Help Expand High Speed Internet Access to All Ohioans
In order to coordinate and expand access to the state’s broadband data network, Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has signed an executive order establishing the Ohio Broadband Council and the Broadband Ohio Network.
Columbus, Ohio (July 27, 2007) In order to coordinate and expand access to the state’s broadband data network, Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has signed an executive order establishing the Ohio Broadband Council and the Broadband Ohio Network.
Eighth Annual Megaconference Travels the World on Nov. 2
Emerging Communications Technology Will Connect Thousands Simultaneously via High Quality Internet Videoconference For All-Day Global Learning Seminar
Columbus, Ohio (Nov. 2, 2006) – The Megaconference makes its 8th annual return to cyberspace today, uniting thousands of people in 27 countries on five continents for a day long global learning seminar.
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.
Columbus, Ohio (May 1, 2007) — 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
Columbus, Ohio (April 24, 2007) — 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.
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.
Worldwide Internet Event Helps Ohio Supercomputer Center Bring New Learning Technology to Ohio's K-12 Schools
The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is helping deploy new technologies to Ohio's K-12 schools with the 4th annual Megaconference Jr.
Columbus, Ohio (February 20, 2007) – The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is helping deploy new technologies to Ohio’s K-12 schools with the 4th annual Megaconference Jr. This global Internet event is designed to give students and teachers in primary and secondary schools around the world the opportunity to communicate, collaborate and contribute to each others’ learning in real time, using advanced multi-point video conferencing technology.
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
Columbus, Ohio – (December 1, 2006) – 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).
Walsh University Receives Technology Grant
OARnet provides $120,000 to advance technology
North Canton, Ohio (September 19, 2006) – Walsh University received a $120,000 grant from the networking division of Ohio Supercomputer Center on behalf of the Ohio Board of Regents for advancing the University’s technology. The funds will enable Walsh to secure an ultra-high-speed data network connection, enabling collaboration with other similarly-connected institutions on cutting edge research projects and participation in video-conferencing.