CHL Visualization Center • Center of Higher Learning • Stennis’ Corporate University • USM, MSU, UNO, PRCC • Visualization Center – non profit • Four employees • Funded by federal, state and commercial contracts • USM award for largest commercial contract 2008 • The most advanced and capable visualization team in the country • Looking to collaborate with industry, government, academia
CHL Visualization Center • Core Competencies • Visualization programming in OpenGL language • Can bring any x,y,z,t data in to virtual reality • Immersively • 3D • Current/past performance/programs • High Performance Visualization Computing project • MSU, JSU, USACE • Storm surge and inundation • NOAA, National Hurricane Center • Prosthodontic surgical training • Prosthodontics Intermedica • Open GL education and training • CORE Projects and Technologies – Mumbai India • Project Tag • Department of Justice
CHL Visualization Center • Opportunities for Small Businesses • Collaboration –partnering • Vis Center is affordable…..Non Profit!! • Cost scales with level of effort • Vis can be a tool to enhance presentations for customers • Vis can be a tool to enhance your deliverables • Vis can be a tool for attracting new business • Vis can be immersive (Cave structure) • Vis can be PC based • Vis can be a smart phone application
Visualization Equipment • Fakespace RAVE II Immersive Visualization System • PC Based Visualization Cluster
Goals To present data in such a way that makes it understandable to the public. Visualization is matched to the needs be it hardcopy, 2D or 3D environments. All applications are developed to be used on laptops, desktops and visualization clusters. The biggest challenge is how to present large complex datasets of several gigabytes and make it understandable to the leaders and citizens in decision making.
CHL Contact Information Director: Joe Swaykos (228) 688-3824 Visualization Center: Conrad Johnson (228) 688-3521 Website: http://www.chl.state.ms.us VC Website: http://www.hpvc.chl.state.ms.us/ VC email: Conrad.Johnson@usm.edu