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 Lights the Way for K-12 Education
Columbus, OH -- February 27, 2006 -- Learning from medical researchers, watching spaceships being launched from NASA, talking with scientists about new inventions -- these are only a few of many possible opportunities that will be available for Ohio's K-12 students by connecting to the Third Frontier Network (TFN).
Columbus, Ohio and Ann Arbor, Mich. – July 19, 2006 – The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), and Merit Network, Inc. are pleased to announce a partnership to enhance regional optical networks in the Midwest.
This partnership between the two state research and education networks includes acquiring managed fiber from Toledo, Ohio, to Chicago, Illinois, as well as an agreement to jointly pursue fiber acquisition to the east of Ohio. In addition, the organizations will work to evolve Network Operations Center management to support Regional Optical Networks (RONs).
Columbus, OH -- January 7, 2000 -- An audience watched a surgeon sew up a herniated bladder as another surgeon, two miles away in the Rhodes State Office Tower, collaborated with him as part of a live demonstration of Internet2 technology on January 11 .
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
Connects Northeast Ohio to State’s Leading Institutions
Cleveland and Columbus -- August 14, 2006 -- OneCommunity and Ohio Supercomputer Center’s networking division announced today a definitive agreement to connect two of the nation’s largest and fastest digital networks, serving as a strong competitive advantage for Ohio.
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.”
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.