Cyberinfrastructure

Three Ohio Schools Receive $400K Grant for Early Connection to Third Frontier Network

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Three Ohio universities have received a $400,000 combined grant from the Ohio Board of Regents Action Fund and the National Science Foundation (NSF) for early connection to the state’s OSCnet. OSCnet is a high-speed fiber optic network designed by the networking division of the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC). OSCnet will link Ohio's universities, colleges, K-12 schools, and research centers to promote education, research and economic development opportunities.

Ohio's Third Frontier Network Marks Second Year

Showcases interactive digital technologies applications

Southern Ohio Becoming Hotbed for Interactive Digital Technologies
Driving 21st Century Education, Careers and Industries

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - October 11, 2005

At a second annual "Ohio Lights the Way" event, education and technology officials Thursday (Oct. 13, 2005) will showcase the role of Ohio's Third Frontier Network -- the nation's leading high-speed, superscale research network -- in the development of the state's interactive digital technologies industry.

Four telehealth networks will leverage OSCnet to aid Ohio communities

Projects awarded $35.4 million through FCC’s Rural Health Care Pilot Project

Columbus, Ohio – November 26, 2007 – Four regional telehealth networks that will leverage the speed and connections of OSCnet are among 69 projects nationwide receiving $417 million in federal funding to “significantly increase access to acute, primary and preventive health care in rural America.”

Megaconference VIII Call For Interactive Presentations "Interactions" Now On

COLUMBUS, Ohio – June 7, 2006 – The world’s 8th annual Megaconference has been scheduled for November 8, 2006 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (EST). Anyone in the world using H.323 Internet videoconferencing is invited to submit a proposal for what organizers are now calling “interactions,” or interactive presentations.

Megaconference founder Dr. Robert Dixon said videoconferencing is an inherently interactive medium, and to encourage this concept the term “interaction” has been adopted to describe this feature of the Megaconference.

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