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Hawaii State Energy Office & LAVA Selected to Receive Federal Clean Energy Grant

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) has been selected to receive a competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to create a data visualization tool that will help stakeholders better understand the policy choices needed to … Read more

Translating Oral Traditions Into A Modern, Immersive, Interactive Virtual Reality Experience

Three undergraduate students, Andrew Guagliardo (from Academy for Creative Media), Anna Sikkink, Derek Chan (from Computer Science), and Kawena Bautista (Shidler College of Business) were awarded $10,000 by the University of Hawaii’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) to research how polynesian

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Data Visualization class taught between Hilo and Manoa via CyberCANOE

In the Spring 2016 semester, a new system –CyberCANOE– was installed at Imiloa Astronomy Center, the first of its kind in the Big Island. A brainchild of University of Hawai’i-Mānoa Faculty in Computer Science, Jason Leigh, the acronym CyberCANOE stands

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Governor David Ige Visits CyberCANOE

March 29, 2016

Governor David Ige and the first lady were treated to a 3D graphic display on the UH West Oʻahu CyberCANOE (Collaborative Analytics Navigation and Observation Environment) that is used to carry picture and sound between UH classrooms so

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LAVA hosts Mid Pacific High School LiDAR Showcase of Historical Hawaiʻian Site

January 21, 2016

The Laboratory for Advanced Visualization and Applications (LAVA) worked with Mid Pacific High School to showcase their students’ LiDAR scans of Kaniakapupu ruins – the summer palace of King Kamehameha III.

The centerpiece of the showcase was a

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The Creatable is first and foremost a coffee table. A coffee table with a touch screen, gas shocks, and an aluminum frame. The idea of creating a table fit for LAVA began summer of 2014. Engineering student, Noel Kawano, began … Read more

Student builds enormous iPad-like table device

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The “CreaTable” is a one of a kind interactive table top display designed and built by Noel Kawano, an electrical engineering student at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. The CreaTable resides in the Laboratory for Advanced

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At UH, one of the world’s top computer scientists takes a cue from ‘Star Trek’





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Data visualization expert to build the top system in the nation at the University of Hawaiʻi

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The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will be home to the best data visualization system in the United States, thanks to a major research infrastructure grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

The NSF provided

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Chinese Officials Train in Data Visualization as Part of Executive IT Program in Mānoa

The Laboratory for Advanced Visualization and Applications delivered a day-long tutorial on data visualization to 24 participants from the China Guangdong Department of Human Resource and Social Security who attended as part of the World Bank sponsored executive IT Program … Read more