Kitware Inc. wins a phase I SBIR contract to study web-based visualization

January 21, 2002

Kitware Inc. has won a Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project to study techniques for visualizing extremely-large high-performance-computing (HPC) data using distributed visualization servers and web-base clients. The research will expand the use of HPC visualization resources by allowing easy and secure access from desktop computers.

Kitware, Inc. is a leading software development company providing products and services in the areas of medical image analysis, visualization and 3D graphics, supercomputing, computer vision, open publication, and software quality process. Kitware is known for its advanced open source software tools such as the widely used Visualization Toolkit (VTK), Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit (ITK), and the CMake build management software. Established in 1998, Kitware is rapidly growing to support top research and development clients around the world; including such prestigious customers as the US National Labs (Sandia, Los Alamos, Livermore, and Argonne), the National Institutes of Health, the Army and Air Force Research labs, and a variety of academic, commercial and governmental research labs. Our commercial customers range from Fortune 500 oil and gas companies to small medical imaging start ups.

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