The scientific visualization laboratory has beein in service since the inception of the Nactional Center for High-performance Computing (a.s.a. NCHC) in 1993. In year 2003, the NCHC became a member of the National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs), a non-profit organization under government support. And our laboratory was given a new name: Visualization and Interactive Media Laboratory (vimL).
Explore the technologies of computer graphics, multimedia and virtual reality to provide human-computer interaction. Help our users to see the unseen, and extract the insight of their data.
- Provide scientific visualization service.
- Engage in scientific visualization service related research.
- Promote the visualization applications.
- Provide visualization programming training.
vimL current strategy is to build our own software libraries as the reusable toolkits. Then the team can put together some of the components from this toolkits to solve users’ problems. We use C/C++ and OpenGL to build up our arsenal. And we have customized an application for GIS navigation system with large 3D terrain data and high-reolution satellite images. We also developed application for Bio-medical image processing.