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2008 Archive

2008 CineGrid Program

CineGrid 3rd Annual International Workshop 2008 (December 7-10, 2008) 

  • Workshop organized by Pacific Interface, Inc.
  • Sponsored by CineGrid, a non-profit organization headquartered in California.
  • Hosted by the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) at University of California, San Diego (UCSD).
  • Location: Calit2 Auditorium, 1st Floor, Atkinson Hall, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) in La Jolla, CA
    Map: http://atkinsonhall.calit2.net/directions/pdf/Directions_Calit2.pdf

CineGrid’s mission is to build an interdisciplinary community that is focused on the research, development, and demonstration of networked collaborative tools to enable the production, use and exchange of very-high-quality digital media over photonic networks.

The CineGrid 2008 Workshop was a great success! Thanks to all who presented and attended!

CineGrid Workshop Program

SUNDAY DECEMBER 7, 2008

12:30 pm  Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for Calit2 UCSD
1:00 pm  Optional Pre-Workshop CineGrid Tutorial Session I
  • Introduction to Networking Concepts for CineGrid: Cees de Laat, University of Amsterdam (UvA)
  • Introduction to Picture Concepts for CineGrid: Paul Hearty, Ryerson University, Rogers Communications Centre
  • Introduction to File Systems and Distributed Storage Resource Management for CineGrid Exchange: Jereon Roodhart, University of Amsterdam and Arcot Rajasekar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2:30 pm Break

3:00 pm

 Optional Pre-Workshop CineGrid Tutorial Session II
  • Introduction to Networking Concepts for CineGrid: Brian Dunne, UCSD/Calit2
  • Introduction to Sound Concepts for CineGrid: Peter Otto, UCSD and Brian Long, Meyer Sound Labs
    Introduction to Picture Concepts for CineGrid: Naohisa Ohta, Keio University, Research Institute for Digital Media & Content (Keio/DMC)
  • Introduction to File Systems and Distributed Storage Resource Management for CineGrid Exchange: Jereon Roodhart, University of Amsterdam and Arcot Rajasekar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
4:30 pm Adjourn
4:45 pm  Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel
5:30 pm  Welcome Party at the La Jolla Shores Hotel (Acapulco Room, 2nd floor)
7:00 pm  CineGrid Executive Committee meeting at the La Jolla Shores Hotel
 

MONDAY DECEMBER 8, 2008

8:00 am  Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for Calit2 Auditorium
8:15 am  Registration and continental breakfast at Calit2
9:00 am  Workshop Welcome and “Housekeeping” – Natalie Van Osdol, Pacific Interface
9:05 am  Welcoming remarks and OptIPlanet Collaboratory – Larry Smarr, Calit2
9:25 am  

CineGrid Member Projects 2008 – Part 1– Moderated by Larry Smarr, Calit2

(50 minutes = 5 min. intro + 4 presentations x 10 min. + 5 min. Q&A)

  • VizCasting using SAGE with 4K displays: Sharp Labs & UIC EVL – Luc Renambot, UIC/EVL
  • Photonic Multicasting: CESNET – Michal Krsek, CESNET
  • HPDMnet: NWU and CANARIE – Hervé Guy, CANARIE
  • Extending NDL (Network Description Language) to CineGrid: UvA – Cees de Laat, UvA
10:15 am  Break
10:45 am  

CineGrid Member Projects 2008 – Part 2 – Moderated by Richard Weinberg, USC/SCA

(50 minutes = 5 min. intro + 4 presentations x 10 min. + 5 min. Q&A)

  • Preparing for Eclipse 2009: Keio/DMC – Kunitake Kaneko, Keio/DMC
  • Magic Lanterns – 4K Digital Cinema Workflow: Academy ofMotion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) – Andy Maltz, AMPAS
  • CineGrid Exchange: UCSD/Calit2 and Keio/DMC & UvA – Shaofeng Liu, UCSD/Calit2
  • Interactive Performance: KAIST and Keio/DMC – Boncheol Goo, KAIST
11:35 am  CineGrid Theater #1 (15 min.) – moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
  • CineGrid Exchange Content
11:50 am  Open Discussion – CineGrid Working Groups / Project Teams – moderated by Cees de Laat, UvA and Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2
12:10 pm  Lunch
  • Optional Working Group / Project Team luncheons to be organized byWG chairs and Team leaders
  • Calit2 demo visits:  Synthesis Lab, Varrier, StarCAVE (SAGE, Hi-Per Wall)

1:30 pm

 Session: CineGrid Update – moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface

(30 minutes = 2 presentations x 15 min.)
  • General update on membership – Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
  • Description of CineGrid Website capabilities/activities – Fred Davis, CineGrid Webmaster
2:00 pm  

CineGrid Grand Challenges: Remote Collaboration - Part 1 - moderated by Paul Hearty/Ryerson University, Rogers Communications Centre

(75 minutes = 5 min. intro + 6 presentations x 10 min. + 10 min Q&A)

  • SAGE Collaboratory – Jason Leigh, UIC/EVL
  • Virtual Research Institutions – Estelle Dodson, NASA Ames
  • Requirements for Global Collaborative Enterprise Management – Greg Harper, Cerberus Corp.
  • Building Collaborative Environments – Ray Idaszak, RENCI
  • Asahi Broadcasting Trials – Keishi Kandori, Asahi Broadcasting Corp.
  • Interactive Adaptive Media Environments for Human Collaboration – Jim Hollan, UCSD
3:15 pm  Break
3:45 pm  

CineGrid Grand Challenges: Remote Collaboration – Part 2 – moderated by Jason Leigh, UIC EVL

(75 minutes = 5 min. intro + 6 presentations x 10 min. + 10 min. Q&A)

  • UltraGrid – Petr Holub, University of Masaryk
    N-way iHDTV – Jim DeRoest, University of Washington/Research Channel
  • Collaborating on Visual Effects – Jeff Kleiser, Synthespian Studios
  • Shared Visual Workspace for Interactive Post – Paul Hearty, Ryerson University/Rogers Comm. Centre
  • Distributed Audio Post for Cinema – Steve Morris, Skywalker Sound
  • Social Dynamics of Remote Collaboration – Eric Hofer, University of Michigan
5:00 pm  CineGrid Theater #2(60 min.) – moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
  • 4K Multi-point Telepresence for Remote Collaboration  – NTT Network Innovation Labs, Keio/DMC
(30 Minutes = 5 min. intro + 15 min. demo + 10 Min. Q&A)
  • Telematics for Distributed Collaborative Audio Post-Production – UCSD/Calit2, UCI/Calit2, University of Washington/Research Channel, Skywalker Sound
(30 Minutes = 5 min. intro + 15 min. demo + 10 min. Q&A)
6:00 pm Adjourn
6:15 pm  Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel
7:00 pm  Workshop buffet dinner at the La Jolla Shores Hotel (Acapulco Room, 2nd floor)
 

TUESDAY DECEMBER 9, 2008

8:00 am

 Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for Calit2 Auditorium
8:15 am  Registration and continental breakfast at Calit2
9:00 am  

Provisioning CineGrid Connectivity – moderated by Jim Dolgonas, CENIC

(50 minutes = 5 min. intro + 3 presentations x 10 min. + 15 min. panel Q&A)

  • Deploying GLIF & GOLES – Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2
  • Enabling CineGrid Global Connectivity via GLIF & GOLES – Brian Dunne, UCSD/Calit2
  • Connecting to CineGrid in California via CENIC, Jim Dolgonas, CENIC
  • Panel: Coordinating WAN capacity and Establishing Persistent VLANS – Brian Dunne, UCSD/Calit2; Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2; Kunitake Kaneko, Keio/DMC; Michal Krsek, CESNET
9:50 am  

New Technologies for CineGrid Nodes – Network Accelerators & File Transfer Protocols – moderated by Cees de Laat, UvA

(60 minutes = 5 min. intro + 4 presentations x 10 min. + 15 min. Q&A)

  • HP MachNet – Rick McGeer, HP Labs
  • FastSoft file transfer accelerator – Diego Dugatkin, FastSoft
  • Aspera file transfer accelerator – Michelle Munson, Aspera
  • THOMSON – 2K/4K transmission over WANs Ken Spickler, Technicolor
10:50 Break
11:15 am  

Session: CineGrid Exchange – moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface

(60 minutes = 2 presentations x 15 min. + 2 presentation x 10 min. + 10 min. Q&A )

  • CineGrid Exchange Operations – Dana Plepys, UIC/EVL; Director, CineGrid Exchange
    • CineGrid Exchange Catalog
    • Process of permissions and documentation
    • Ingest of content, receipt of metadata
    • Distribution among CineGrid Exchange repositories
    • Member access to catalog
    • Member request for assets
11:30 am  CineGrid Exchange Working Group – Louise Ledeen, NetApp and Jim DeRoest, Research Channel/UW
  • Distribution and preservation policies
  • Standard metadata nomenclature
  • Supporting member exchanges
11:45 pm  CineGrid Exchange Research Topics
  • Distributed Media Transcoding – Kunitake Kaneko, Keio/DMC
  • Image Interchange Framework (IIF) – Andy Maltz, AMPAS     
12:15 pm  Lunch
  • Optional Working Group / Project Team luncheons to be organized by WG chairs and Team leaders
  • Calit2 demo visits:  Synthesis Lab, Varrier, StarCAVE (SAGE, Hi-Per Wall)
1:30 pm  

Session: New Technologies for CineGrid Nodes: Displays – moderated by Ray Idaszak, RENCI

(60 minutes = 5 min. intro + 4 presentations x 10 min. + 15 min. Q&A)

  • JVC 4K D-ILA – Rod Sterling, JVC
  • Sony 4K SXRD and LCD – André Floyd, Sony Electronics, Inc.
  • Astrodesign 4K LCD – Narumi Kurihara, Astrodesign
  • E&S 8K GLV – Jan Bjernfalk, E&S
2:30 pm  Session: High Resolution File-Based Workflow for Digital Motion Picture Production – moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
(60 min = 5 min. intro + 4 presentations x 10 min. + 15 min. Q&A)
  • Peter Postma, FilmLight
  • Paul Chapman, Fotokem
  • Peter Sternlicht, Bright Systems
  • Dave Stump, ASC
3:30 pm  Break
3:50 pm  

Session: New Technologies for CineGrid Nodes: Media Recorder/Players – moderated by Naohisa Ohta, Keio/DMC       

(70 minutes = 5 min. intro + 6 presentations x 10 min. + 15 min. Q&A)

  • NTT JPEG 2000 – Tatsuya Fujii, NTT Network Innovation Laboratories
  • NTT iVisto – Hiroyuki Kimiyama, NTT Network Innovation Laboratories
  • Zaxel Affordable 4K Workflow – Norihisa Suzuki, Zaxel System
  • SAGE 4K DXT Player  – Luc Renambot, UIC EVL
  • KeisokuGiken 4K UDR – Grady Sellards, KeisokuGiken
5:00 Break
5:10 pm  

CineGrid Theatre

(2 parallel sessions - 30 minutes = 5 min. intro + 20 min. demo + 5 min Q&A)

  • CineGrid Theatre #3Auditorium: 2K 4:4:4 Uncompressed Streaming; 4K/60P J2K Streaming – NTT Labs, Keio DMC
  • CineGrid Theatre #4Black Box Theater: Stereo Demo – CRCA (Margolis) and JVC
5:40 pm Break (attendees go to alternate rooms)
5:50 pm  

CineGrid Theater #3 (1st show)

(2 parallel sessions - 30 minutes = 5 min. intro + 20 min. demo + 5 min Q&A)

  • CineGrid Theater #3AAuditorium: moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
    • Extreme Streaming Theater: 2K/HD 4:4:4 Uncompressed Streaming and 4K/60P J2K Streaming – NTT Network Innovation Labs, Keio/DMC
  • CineGrid Theater #3BMPR/Black Box Theater: moderated by Todd Margolis, UCSD/CRCA
    • 4K Stereo Computer Graphics Theater: pre-rendered playback and real-time interactive – UCSD/CRCA, UCSD/Calit2, JVC America, Zaxel, UIUC/NCSA
6:20 pm  Adjourn
6:35 pm  Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel
7:15 pm  Workshop buffet dinner at the La Jolla Shores Hotel (Acapulco Room, 2nd floor)
 

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 10, 2008

8:00 am  Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for Calit2 Auditorium
8:15 am  Registration and continental breakfast at Calit2
9:00 am  

Session: New Technologies for CineGrid Nodes: Audio Systems – moderated by Peter Otto, UCSD/Calit2

(55 minutes = 10 min. intro + 3 presentations x 10 min. + 15 min. Q&A)

  • Virtual Acoustics – Steve Ellison, Meyer Sound Laboratories
  • Composing Across the Globe – Gary Chang
  • New Music Centers in a Telematic Age – Rand Steiger, UCSD Music School
9:55 am  CineGrid Exchange Theater #5 – moderated by Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface
CineGrid Exchange Content

 

10:20 am  Break
10:45 am  

Integrating Systems for Stereographics moderated by Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2

(65 minutes = 5 min. intro +5 presentations x 10 min. + 10 min. Q&A)

  • Stereo 2K projection using DLP  – Walt Huzak, Dolby
  • Stereo 4K projection using D-ILA – Todd Margolis, UCSD/CRCA
  • Stereo 4K projection using SXRD – Kurt Hoffmeister, Mechdyne
  • Making 4K Stereo Scientific Visualization Animations ­– Bob Patterson, UIUC/NCSA
  • Making Interactive 4K Stereo Computer Graphics ­– Jürgen Schulze, UCSD/Calit2
11:50 pm  Lunch
  • Optional Working Group / Project Team luncheons to be organized by WG chairs and Team leaders
  • Calit2 demo visits:  Synthesis Lab, Varrier, StarCAVE (SAGE, Hi-Per Wall)/ SCA
CineGrid Theater #6 (15 min.) – MPR/Black Box Theater
  • Demo of 4K/60p pre-recorded playback & projection – NTT Network Innovation Labs, Keio DMC
1:15 pm  

Panel: CineGrid for Science Museums, Planetariums and Giant Screen Theaters – moderated by Ed Lantz, Visual Bandwidth

(45 minutes = 5 min. intro + 3 presentations x 10 min. + 10 min. Q&A)

  • Naohisa Ohta, Keio/DMC
  • Ryan Wyatt, California Academy of Sciences
  • Morgan Gabereau, Giant Screen Optical Networks
2:00 pm  Panel: CineGrid for the Arts moderated by Joaquin Alvarado, COCO Studios (45 minutes = 5 min. intro + 3 presentations x 10 min. + 10 min. Q&A)
  • World Opera – Niels Windfeld Lund, University of Tromsø
  • Future of the Story – Marientina Gotsis, USC SCA
  • Community Arts Activism  – Frank Kresin, Waag Society
  • FILE Media Arts Festival – Cicero Silva, FILE Labo
2:45 pm  Break
3:15 pm  

CineGrid Theater #5 – moderated by Richard Weinberg, USC SCA

(45 minutes)

Alternate Endings – USC/SCA

4:00 pm  CineGrid Moving Forward – Open discussion moderated by Tom DeFanti, UCSD/Calit2 and Cees de Laat, UvA
5:15 pm  Adjourn
5:30 pm  Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel
   

CineGrid International Workshop 2008 Program Committee

  • Joaquin Alverado, COCO Studios
  • Tom DeFanti, UCSD, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology
  • Cees de Laat, University of Amsterdam, Informatics Institute
  • Paul Hearty, Ryerson University, Rogers Communications Centre
  • Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface, Inc.
  • Naohisa Ohta, Keio University, Research Institute For Digital Media & Content
  • Peter Otto, UCSD, Department of Music
  • Natalie Van Osdol, Pacific Interface, Inc.