Registration for The Quilt Winter Member Meeting is now open!
The Quilt will be holding its 2014 Winter Member Meeting at The La Jolla Shores Hotel in La Jolla California - February 4-7, 2014
NJEDge.Net and MCNC highlight member events in November
Two Quilt members in New Jersey and North Carolina are hosting great events this month.
Digital Reality: What is it?, is the theme of this year’s NJEDge.net 2013 Conference at the Crowne Plaza Princeton in Plainsboro on Nov. 20-22
Quilt member MCNC will host NCREN Community Day 2013 on Thursday and Friday (Nov. 21-22) at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on the campus of NC State University in Raleigh.
Congrats to Our Quilt Members as 2013 Computerworld Honors Program Laureates and Award-Winning Merit Network
The Quilt wishes to congratulate its members who were recognized at IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program award ceremony in Washington D.C. Among the award laureates were: North Carolina’s MCNC, for philanthropy; Ohio’s OARnet and the University of Kentucky in the emerging technology category; and Merit Network and Indiana University in the mobile access category.
Quilt Member News
Rhode Island's New High Speed, High Capacity Broadband Infrastructure is Completed Positions RI for Growth and Job Development
Providence, RI: OSHEAN today announced the completion of Beacon 2.0 - one of the biggest digital milestones to date for Rhode Island -a new 450-mile fiber optic cyber infrastructure that connects over 100 Community Anchor Institutions (CAI).
Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Governor Lincoln Chafee, Congressman Jim Langevin, and Congressman David Cicilline all joined Governor Lincoln Chafee and OSHEAN at the Providence Public Library where representatives of Rhode Island and SE Massachusetts colleges, universities, major health care institutions, state and local government, libraries and schools celebrated the feat.
Nation's first campus 'Super Wi-Fi' network launches at West Virginia University - See more at:
West Virginia University became the first university in the United States to use vacant broadcast TV channels to provide the campus and nearby areas with wireless broadband Internet services.
The university has partnered with AIR.U, the Advanced Internet Regions consortium, to transform the “TV white spaces” frequencies left empty when television stations moved to digital broadcasting into much-needed connectivity for students and the surrounding community.
The Ohio Third Frontier Commission this morning voted to award a $3 million grant to help fund a $6.4 million public/private initiative led by OSC to maximize Ohio manufacturers’ use of simulation-driven design.
OSC is working with Procter & Gamble, Intel, Nimbis Services, TotalSim USA, AltaSim Technologies and Kinetic Vision to launch the Intelligent Simulation Platform (IntelSim) project. These partners organizations are funding the balance of the budget for the three-year project. Most of these organizations have been involved in a pre-existing federal public/private program to provide small- and medium-sized manufacturers with simulation resources and expertise.