HoloLens arrives at Research IT

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vDAL is a bookable space in Research IT where researchers can access VR, MR, mobile devices and high-end graphics workstations for testing, prototype development and collaboration with Research Software Engineers.  We are now pleased to announce the addition of the Microsoft HoloLens to our vDAL.

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Research IT Club – Visualization and Digital Image Viewing

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Come along to the Research IT club on the 13th of Feb to hear more about our brand new Visualization And Data Analysis Laboratory – vDAL and the launch of a new university wide service – Digital Image Viewer.  There will also be updates on the latest news from Research IT infrastructure and Applications and Software.

The abstracts for the event at 3pm on the 13th of Feb in Rm 4.4 Roscoe are below and we ask all attendees to register for the event.

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Fantastic Voyages in a Virtual World

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Data visualization, virtual reality (VR) and mixed/augmented reality (MR/AR) technologies offer exciting opportunities for researchers to explore and understand their research data. Prominent in the news and rapidly evolving, the technology is finally having a massive impact. Research IT has identified this as a largely untapped potential within the research environment and is now formally announcing vDAL – The Visualization And Data Analysis Laboratory.

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Cloud Procurement – Easier and Cheaper!

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As part of the Research Lifecycle Programme (RLP) we are looking at procurement processes alongside HPC provision.  We know that many researchers at the University are already using Cloud provision and that many more would like to do so.  However at the moment there is no official process in place to procure or access Cloud resources.

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