You’ve heard of Fusion-io
, right? It produces super-SSDs with the teeth-whitening ioMemory that’s so fast it can manage a billion input and output operations every second
. Now it’s bundling that gear into a workstation PCIe
card for FX professionals and speed-conscious multi millionaires. Capable of delivering 1.5GB/s (we checked, GB/s) of bandwidth, it’s capable of previewing 3D movie effects on the fly. The gear’s even managed to cover itself in Academy awards after it was used by studio Pixomondo
on the special effects for Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo
.” A 420GB model will arrive in late Spring, setting you (or more likely, your departmental budget) back $ 2,495 with an inclusive one-year support contract.
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Love the ocean, but hate holding your for breath for extended periods? Good news: a team of software engineers, composers, Oscar-winning animators and more have come together to recreate Davy Jones’ locker in the cloud. Wemo Media is looking for a few thousand good artists for the project, to help create a massive simulation of life under the seas built on its Maker Platform. The project has been around for a bit, but is still in closed beta, making it a private development beach of sorts. You can watch an introductory video and request an invite at the source link below.
Oscar winners crowd-sourcing the ocean with The Blu originally appeared on Engadget on Sat, 17 Sep 2011 02:44:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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