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1 Calit2: Experiments in Living in the Virtual/Physical World Invited Talk Cultivating Networked Centers of Excellence CineGrid International Workshop 2010 December 15, 2010 Dr. Larry Smarr Director, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology Harry E. Gruber Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering Jacobs School of Engineering, UCSD Twitter: lsmarr

2 Calit2 is a Framework for Living in the Future of the Digital Transformation of Society

3 Two Calit2 Buildings Provide New Laboratories for Living in the Future Convergence Laboratory Facilities –Nanotech, BioMEMS, Chips, Radio, Photonics –Virtual Reality, Digital Cinema, HDTV, Gaming Over 1000 Researchers in Two Buildings –Linked via Dedicated Optical Networks UC Irvine Preparing for a World in Which Distance is Eliminated… $100M From State for New Facilities

4 Radical Decentralization Enables Many Simultaneous Projects Across Many Disciplines Calit2 Staff (~120) Critical Broad Faculty Involvement –Over 600 UCSD & UCI Faculty –24 Departments Engaged Over 400 Grants Affiliated with Calit2 More Than 220 Companies Engaged Unique Shared Facilities Reconfigurable Space for Multi-Disciplinary Grants Ubiquitous Video, Audio & Visualization Environments Destination Site for Workshops and Conferences –>10,000 Visitors Per Year

5 Nano3 Facility CALIT2.UCSD 10,000 sq. feet State-of-the-Art Materials and Devices Laboratory Calit2 Materials and Devices Laboratory: Nano3–NanoScience, NanoEngineering, NanoMedicine Source: Bernd Fruhberger, Calit2 Similar Clean Rooms at UCI

6 Greener Terabit Photonics: Calit2 Photonics Systems Laboratory Networking Living Lab Testbed Core –Real-Time Terabit/s Processing –Single 640Gbps channel transport over >100km –Scalable Channel Transport to 5Tbps UCSD Photonics Shayan Mookherjea Optical devices and optical communication networks, including photonics, lightwave systems and nano-scale optics. Stojan Radic Optical communication networks; all-optical processing; parametric processes in high-confinement fiber and semiconductor devices. Shaya Fainman Nanoscale science and technology; ultrafast photonics and signal processing Joseph Ford Optoelectronic subsystems integration (MEMS, diffractive optics, VLSI); Fiber optic and free-space communications. George Papen Advanced photonic systems including optical communication systems, optical networking, and environmental and atmospheric remote sensing. ECE Testbed Faculty

7 StarCAVE Analysis And Calibration Meyer Sound - Calit2 Partnership: StarCAVE Audio Hardware, Acoustical Analysis, State-of-the-Art Sound for Cinema and Scientific Visualization Systems Source: Peter Otto, Calit2, CRCA, UCSD Dept of Music

8 Calit2 Has Tried to Make Virtual/Physical Routine Virtual KristenKristen Prints Here For Amy Real Amy We Run Video Sykpe Continuously During Office Hours Kristen Reads My , Sets My Calendar. Works With Amy on My Trips

9 Using High Definition to Link the Calit2 Buildings: Living Greener June 2, 2008 LifeSize System

10 Linking the Calit2 Auditoriums at UCSD and UCI with LifeSize HD for Shared Seminars September 8, 2009 Photo by Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego Sept. 8, 2009

11 Calit2 10 th Anniversary Class Photo UCSD/UCI Partnership December 7, 2010

12 Academic Research OptIPlatform Cyberinfrastructure: An End-to-End 10Gbps Lightpath Cloud National LambdaRail Campus Optical Switch Data Repositories & Clusters HPC HD/4k Video Images HD/4k Video Cams End User OptIPortal 10G Lightpaths HD/4k Telepresence Instruments

13 CineGrid 4K Digital Cinema Projects: Learning by Doing iGrid 2005 AES 2006 GLIF 2007 Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface; Tom DeFanti, Calit2 Holland Festival 2007

14 The Calit2 OptIPuter LANGrowing to Over 60+ Dedicated 10G Fibers

15 Calit2 Sunlight Optical Exchange Contains Quartzite Maxine Brown, EVL, UIC OptIPuter Project Manager

16 Calit2 Microbial Metagenomics Cluster- Next Generation Optically Linked Science Data Server 512 Processors ~5 Teraflops ~ 200 Terabytes Storage 1GbE and 10GbE Switched / Routed Core ~200TB Sun X4500 Storage 10GbE Source: Phil Papadopoulos, SDSC, Calit2

17 Calit2 CAMERA: 0ver 4000 Registered Users From Over 90 Countries

18 OptIPuter Persistent Infrastructure Enables Calit2 and U Washington CAMERA Collaboratory Ginger Armbrusts Diatoms: Micrographs, Chromosomes, Genetic Assembly Photo Credit: Alan Decker Feb. 29, 2008 iHDTV: 1500 Mbits/sec Calit2 to UW Research Channel Over NLR

19 Launch of the 100 Megapixel OzIPortal Kicked Off a Rapid Build Out of Australian OptIPortals Covise, Phil Weber, Jurgen Schulze, Calit2 CGLX, Kai-Uwe Doerr, Calit2 January 15, 2008 No Calit2 Person Physically Flew to Australia to Bring This Up! January 15, 2008

20 New Years Challenge: Streaming Underwater Video From Taiwans Kenting Reef to Calit2s OptIPortal UCSD: Rajvikram Singh, Sameer Tilak, Jurgen Schulze, Tony Fountain, Peter Arzberger NCHC : Ebbe Strandell, Sun-In Lin, Yao-Tsung Wang, Fang-Pang Lin Local Images Remote Videos March 26, 2008

21 Multi-User Global Workspace: Calit2 (San Diego), EVL (Chicago), KAUST (Saudi Arabia) Source: Tom DeFanti, KAUST Project, Calit2

22 HD Talk to Australias Monash University from Calit2: Reducing International Travel July 31, 2008 Source: David Abramson, Monash Univ Qvidium Compressed HD ~140 mbps

23 Remote Control of Scientific Instruments: Live Session with JPL and Mars Rover from Calit2 Source: Falko Kuester, Calit2; Michael Sims, NASA September 17, 2008

24 eMedia Studio: Interactive Telepresence Dance/Media Performances

25 First Tri-Continental Premier of a Streamed 4K Feature Film With Global HD Discussion San Paulo, Brazil Auditorium Keio Univ., Japan 4K Transmission Over 10Gbps-- 4 HD Projections from One 4K Projector 4K Film Director, Beto Souza Source: Sheldon Brown, CRCA, Calit2 July 30, 2009

26 Becoming Dragon-A Mixed Reality, Durational Performance Combining Virtual Reality, Motion Capture, Second Life Source: Micha Cárdenas, CRCA, Calit2 365 hours, from December 1-17 th, 2008

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