News & Announcements
The HSEC program is consistently making news. Sometimes it gets published, sometime not. But here are some significant stories:
- Inmarsat BGAN to Bring Real-Time GIS Data to Remote Wildfire Teams
- The Senior Chaldean member of the Iragi Congress vistis the Viz Lab
- SDSU Firefighting Drone
- The SDSU Visualization Center is helping NASA provide a new global data set called the Blue Marble Next Generation (BMNG), a collection of recently released cloud-free images of the Earth.
- With the first rumblings of Hurricane Katrina SDSU stepped promptly in to provide support. We were the first to collect, manage and disseminate a data warehouse on Katrina imagery data.
- During the iGRID Conference, San Diego State researchers gave top international scientists a real-time virtual tour of areas damaged by hurricanes using a computer in Tokyo controlled by a keyboard and mouse in San Diego.
- SDSU had several researchers as participants in Exercise Strong Angel. The Strong Angel goal is to design and implement a far-forward capacity for rapid and appropriate information management from global resources within and across civil-military sectors.
- Homeland Security in 360 Magazine • Article in 360 Magazine by Coleen Geraghty - The new national imperative becomes a regional mission, with San Diego State at the forefront. And Washington is watching.
- SDSU CITI Receives Computer Donation from Haley and Aldrich • Article in SDSUniverse: For professors Doug Stow and Ming-Hsiang Tsou of the Geography Department, the donation of a high-end Dell server will facilitate their research on a NASA-related border security project. With the added gift of two new Dell desktop computers, the university's Immersive Visualization Center continues to add to an array of donated equipment that contributes to the infrastructure of an advanced communications network.
- SDSU College of Health & Human Services Visualization Center Media Demonstration • Article in SDSUniverse: On Sept. 22, SDSU's Immersive Visualization Center, in conjunction with San Diego County agencies, demonstrated the use of different communications technologies to enhance homeland security efforts in the San Diego region. The County Sheriff's Department, County Hazardous Materials Department, and several technology companies participated in the demonstration.