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Viewing entries posted in 2011

Season’s greetings from everyone here at Cybera!

The holidays are just around the corner, and Cybera will have a holiday closure of its offices in both Edmonton and Calgary. Over the holidays, why not check out Cybera’s December 2011 newsletter?

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First Nations’ Immunization Records Are Now Going Digital

In a breakthrough initiative that is expected to greatly improve healthcare delivery, four First Nations communities in Alberta have announced a move from paper-based immunization records to a digital database, with three more communities expected to come online before March.

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Geospatial data project finishes pilot phase

December 2011 marks the end of a geographic pilot project, managed by Cybera, that improves researcher access to international environmental data drawn from more than 60,000 sensors and 2,800 web map servers.

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CyberaNet used to transfer space research data across Western Canada

CyberaNet, in collaboration with CANARIE, BCNET and SRnet, is being used to transfer nearly 300 terabytes — the equivalent of about 25 million large phonebooks — of astronomical research data.

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Revolutionizing Space Research: CESWP Portal to Open to Users

The Cloud Enabled Space Weather Modelling and Simulation Platform (CESWP) project, managed by Cybera, has completed its test phase and will be accepting user applications in January 2012.

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New Video and Website Highlight the Benefits of Water Open Data Project

To coincide with International Open Data Day, a cloud-based, open web platform that collects and shares water and environmental data, from across geographical and watershed boundaries, has launched its beta web version and project profile video.

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Manning Awards

December 1 is the last day to send in your application for a Manning Award. Don’t let this amazing opportunity pass by!

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Cybera Attends Talk on Alberta’s Science and Technology International Relations

On November 9, staff from Cybera attended an Edmonton Licensing Executives Luncheon at the University of Alberta Faculty Club with guest speaker Mel Wong, Assistant Deputy Minister of Advanced Technology Industries Division at Alberta Advanced Education and Technology.

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A DAIR to Canada’s digital innovators: is time on your side?

Cybera, CANARIE and Compute Canada today launched a promotional video about DAIR — the Digital Accelerator for Innovation and Research — that explores how Canada’s digital innovators are using this powerful, cloud-enabled testbed.

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Government’s promise to deliver broadband keeps rural alberta in the game

The Alberta government’s promise to extend high-speed broadband to 98% of the province is an exciting initiative that aligns perfectly with Cybera’s strategy to connect Albertans to each other and to the cloud and computing technologies they need to innovate.

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