Highlight during SC|05 in Seattle: Fraunhofer Visualization Software on an IBM Cell Cluster Prototyp.
One highlight of the International Conference on High Performance Computing SC|05 in Seattle will be the visualization software PV-4D of the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics ITWM. The software has been installed on a prototype of an IBM cell blade cluster and will be presented to a large public for the first time. A successful test run was performed during the Fraunhofer Annual Meeting in Magdeburg, Germany on October 19 this year.
The visualization and analysis of extremely large amounts of data from the fields of scientific computing, image-rendering methods in medical technology, or oil exploration can be represented by easily understandable realtime animations thanks to PV-4D. The cell processor is now rendering things even faster: it is equipped with nine cores and currently represents the chip with the highest performance available for the mass market.
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