Press Releases

 

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

 (Jun 30, 2007)

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.

 (May 1, 2007)
 

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.

 

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

 (Apr 24, 2007)
 

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.

 (Feb 27, 2007)


 
 

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.

 (Feb 20, 2007)
 

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

 (Dec 1, 2006)
 

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

 (Sep 19, 2006)
 

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.

 

Onecommunity Extends Access to Statewide Fiber Network 
Connects Northeast Ohio to state's leading institutions

 (Aug 14, 2006)
 
 

Ohio and Michigan Establish Regional Optical Network Partnership 
The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), and Merit Network, Inc. are pleased to announce a partnership to enhance regional optical networks in the Midwest.

 (Jul 19, 2006)
 

Columbus, Ohio and Ann Arbor, Mich. (July 19, 2006) – The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), and Merit Network, Inc. are pleased to announce a partnership to enhance regional optical networks in the Midwest.

 

Megaconference VIII Call For Interactive Presentations - Interactions" -- Now On" 
The world's 8th annual Megaconference has been scheduled for November 8, 2006

 (Jun 7, 2006)
 

Columbus, Ohio  (June 7, 2006) – The world’s 8th annual Megaconference has been scheduled for November 8, 2006 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (EST). Anyone in the world using H.323 Internet videoconferencing is invited to submit a proposal for what organizers are now calling “interactions,” or interactive presentations.

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