Representatives from InfraVis at Uppsala University, Ingela Nyström (Node Coordinator), Nikita Singh (Application Expert), and Carmen Medina (Communicator), recently visited the Department of Ecology and Genetics to present InfraVis to the evolutionary biology research community. Linked to this community are some of the most important national and international research infrastructures and networks in the field, such as SBDI, the Swedish National Infrastructure for Biodiversity Data. SDBI aggregates biodiversity data from multiple sources and makes it available and usable online. It is the largest collection of freely available biodiversity data in Sweden. After the presentation, the InfraVis group had the…
UPPMAX is Uppsala University’s resource involving high-performance computers, large-scale storage and
know-how for high-performance computing (HPC).
An important mission for InfraVis is to provide user training. Theatrum Visuale is a venue situated at the Ångström Laboratory which is specially prepared for visualization training.
Digital Humanities (DH) refers to the interdisciplinary scientific field that combines information and communication technologies (ICT) with the arts, humanities and social sciences. As methods and tools for analysis are increasingly digital, CDHU has the ambition to strengthen DH competence for world leading research and education.
The Centre for Image Analysis conducts research in computerised image analysis and perceptualization through the development of methods, algorithms and systems for applications in life science, medicine, digital humanities, and other disciplines. CBA aims to spread knowledge about the use of image processing in other research groups and in society.
At the Faculty of Humanities, GRIDH runs a visualization laboratory in collaboration with SHFA and ArkLab. In the lab there is equipment for three-dimensional digitization of environments, analysis of point clouds, Virtual and Augmented Reality development, 3D printing, and scanning of board works and posters. The laboratory also has a number of powerful workstations for photogrammetric calculations, as well as for access to the Royal Library’s collections.
The Visualization Studio, VIC, at KTH hosts state-of-the-art technology supporting high-end graphics and visualization of complex data over many platforms, from hand-held mobile devices to wall-sized 4K displays to immersive augmented and virtual reality environments. It supports cutting-edge interaction including gesture- and speech-based control, haptic feedback, eye tracking, and multitouch.
Humlab is a competence center at Umeå University with access to a technical environment for digital humanities. Humlab has a cross-disciplinary and multidisciplinary organization, and the meeting across disciplinary boundaries is central. Humlab conducts research, teaching and collaboration. Our mission includes initiating, inspiring and developing the relationship between the Humanities, Culture and Information Technology in research, postgraduate education and teaching. We have equipment and competence in motion-capture, virtual reality, visual storytelling, and art praxis. Our public and flexible facilities are located in the middle of Umeå University campus.
Wadströms Exploranation Laboratory is on the top floor of Visualization Center C in Norrköping and is part of Linköping University. Here, LiU and InfraVis-granted researchers in areas such as climate, environment, and sociology, together with researchers in visualization, have created completely new opportunities to understand and explore the world around us. Welcome!
On the ground floor of the Visualization Centre, the VR arena, with a 14 square meter flat projector screen, with rear projection powered by three separate projectors with active stereo capability.