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


The CineGrid International Workshop 2013 was held December 9-11, 2013, at the Qualcomm Institute @ Calit2-UCSD. Over 100 international participants enjoyed cutting-edge demonstrations, stimulating presentations, and the annual CineGrid Exchange Screening Room and Creator’s panel at the three-day event. [Read more]

Class Photo Workshop 2013


CineGrid 2013 Group Photo

CineGrid International Workshop 2014

Please mark your calendars for the CineGrid International Workshop 2014

Hosted by the Qualcomm Institute at Calit2/UCSD, La Jolla CA

MON       12/08/14          CineGrid International Workshop 2014
TUE        12/09/14          CineGrid International Workshop 2014
WED       12/10/14          CineGrid International Workshop 2014

WAVESan Diego, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 — If you think digital media is all about entertainment, you haven’t seen a live 4K video feed of a dental extraction. The extraction and three other medical procedures — streamed live to the big screen at the University of California, San Diego’s Atkinson Hall Auditorium — had everyone talking (if not cringing) at the eighth annual CineGrid™ International Workshop, which is held each year at UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute (QI). The demonstration was a proof-of-concept for 4-way streaming of 4K video (four times the resolution of HD) from surgical operating rooms for medical education, professional training and second-opinions-at-a-distance. [Read more]


JVC and FOGOCineGrid Brazil: First 4K Live streaming using JVC and FOGO Player

Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa (RNP), Digital Video Applications Lab (LAViD) and the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) have successfully demonstrated the first 4K uncompressed live streaming using the JVC GY-HMQ10 4K compact handheld camcorder and the FOGO player.

Onofre Lopes University Hospital (HUOL), a live cardiac surgery was streamed in uncompressed 4K to the UFRN's Virtual Reality Lab, both located in the city of Natal (RN), Brazil

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250 cesnetCESNET Demonstrates Remote Film Cleaning at CineGrid 2012 Workshop

Digitally Cleaned Films Can Be Inspected Remotely

San Diego, Prague 16 January 2013. At the CineGrid International Workshop, a prestigious professional meeting held in San Diego (California) in December, researchers from CESNET and the UPP post-production company, supported by a leading developer of innovative image processing systems—The Pixel Farm—demonstrated opportunities for using high-speed computer networks in digitizing and cleaning archived film material.

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