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San Diego, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 — If you think digital media is all about entertainment, you haven’t seen a live 4K video feed of a dental extraction. The extraction and three other medical procedures — streamed live to the big screen at the University of California, San Diego’s Atkinson Hall Auditorium — had everyone talking (if not cringing) at the eighth annual CineGrid™ International Workshop, which is held each year at UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute (QI). The demonstration was a proof-of-concept for 4-way streaming of 4K video (four times the resolution of HD) from surgical operating rooms for medical education, professional training and second-opinions-at-a-distance. [Read more]
Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa (RNP), Digital Video Applications Lab (LAViD) and the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) have successfully demonstrated the first 4K uncompressed live streaming using the JVC GY-HMQ10 4K compact handheld camcorder and the FOGO player.
Onofre Lopes University Hospital (HUOL), a live cardiac surgery was streamed in uncompressed 4K to the UFRN's Virtual Reality Lab, both located in the city of Natal (RN), Brazil
Digitally Cleaned Films Can Be Inspected Remotely
San Diego, Prague 16 January 2013. At the CineGrid International Workshop, a prestigious professional meeting held in San Diego (California) in December, researchers from CESNET and the UPP post-production company, supported by a leading developer of innovative image processing systems—The Pixel Farm—demonstrated opportunities for using high-speed computer networks in digitizing and cleaning archived film material.
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