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Reality Deck by the numbers
• 416 SAMSUNG S27A850D Matt Black 27" 5ms WQHD LED Backlight Widescreen PLS Panel LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 1000:1 -- 1440p
• 1.5 Billion pixels total (first display to break the one billion pixel mark)
• Five times larger than the second largest display in the world
• Immersive 4-wall layout in a 33’x19’x10’ room with a tiled-display door
• 20-node visualization cluster
• 240 Xeon 6 core CPU - 2.3 TFLOPs performance, 1.2 TB distributed memory
• 80 AMD Firepro V9800 GPUs - 220 TFLOPs performance, 320 GB distributed memory visualization applications.
Large gigapixel panoramic images – e.g. 45 gigapixel photograph of Dubai, United Arab Emirates;
6 gigapixel Infrared telescope view of the Milky Way
• Large architectural models – e.g. 40 million polygon model visualized at interactive frame rates
• High-performance sound system with 22 speakers and four subwoofers
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STONY BROOK, NY, November 15, 2012 – Stony Brook University unveiled its latest engineering feat, a 1.5 billion pixel Reality Deck, at a demonstration held at the University’s Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) on November 15. The Reality Deck, a 416 screen super-high resolution virtual reality four-walled surround-view theater, is the largest resolution immersive display ever built driven by a graphic supercomputer. Its purpose and primary design principle is to enable scientists, engineers and physicians to tackle modern-age problems that require the visualization of vast amounts of data.
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The Reality Deck, constructed with a $1.4 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant and a $600,000 match from Stony Brook University, is the first to break the one billion pixel mark with a resolution five times greater than the second largest in the world. To illustrate the resolution, Project Director, Arie E. Kaufman, said that the entire United States population of approximately 300 million people could take a “class photo” from a satellite, and “there would be enough resolution for each person to be depicted in five pixels in color demonstrating the super-high resolution of the facility.”
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“This technology will be used for visualizing and analyzing big data, such as advanced medical imaging, protein visualization, nanotechnology, astronomical exploration, micro tomography, architectural design, reconnaissance, satellite imaging, security, defense, detecting suspicious persons in a crowd, news and blog analyses, climate and weather modeling, as well as storm surge mapping to fight flood disasters, such as Superstorm Sandy and global warming,” said Dr. Kaufma
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In the Reality Deck, data is displayed with an unprecedented amount of resolution that saturates the human eye, provides 20/20 vision, and renders traditional panning or zooming motions obsolete, as users just have to walk up to a display in order to resolve the minutiae, while walking back in order to appreciate the context that completely surrounds them.Another feature of the Reality Deck is the “infinite canvas,” a 360-degree smart screen that changes images according to the location of the viewer walking around the Reality Deck, so the same image is never viewed twice and infinitely big data can be explored. Future applications to stream video in real time are also in the works.”

SOURCE --http://commcgi.cc.stonybrook.edu/am2/publish/General_University_News_2/SBU_Demonstrates_Largest_Resolution_Immersive_Visualization_Facility_Ever_Built.shtml VIDEO AT SOURCE

This is great new for science and is very drool worthy. drool.gif Maybe Stanford will persuade them to fold. Maybe I can persuade them to let me game on it. biggrin.giftongue.gif
Edited by OcN13 - 11/18/12 at 10:02pm
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That screen would just make any game better, even angry birds
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how bout they just get rid of the bezel first
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I wonder what kind of hardware they're using.
Is it 20 dodeca-core CPU's, 40 hexa-cores, or 80 triple cores?
What kind of single GPU with 4gb VRAM can push 5.2 monitors worth of pixels?

I don't think it would work well with any existing software . . . at least not at 'playable' framerates.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Will it run Crysis?
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Originally Posted by DJ XtAzY View Post

how bout they just get rid of the bezel first

I agree. You would think with all this money and know how that could come up with a solution to get rid of the bezel. rolleyes.gif
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I can see this being useful for arts and sciences applications...but there's probably a ton of us here on this forum who can't help but notice those bezels.
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Those viewing angles look terrible in that pic. Must not be IPS, tsk tsk tsk
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i wonder if they would let me do some folding on it thinking.gif
    
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i would be happy just to watch a movie on something like that with that display + sound system
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Ok why?
The display seems a lot like overkill for the application.
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