UltraGrid - A High Definition Collaboratory

HDTV over IP demonstration at SC2004

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Demonstration scenario


Commercially Available Hardware

UltraGrid video capture and playback nodes are Dell PowerEdge 2500 PCs running Linux. They are equipped with gigabit Ethernet and DVS HDstation/Centaurus HDTV capture/playback cards.

Custom Software Developed at ISI

RTP packetization, transmission, timing recovery and playback is handled in software. UltraGrid integrates with the AccessGrid venue server infrastructure and Globus security. The UltraGridsoftware is available for download under open source license.

Standard Network Transport Protocols