National Computational Infrastructure
NCI National Facility
Visualisation Laboratory Software
Discreet Combustion
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2D Visual compositing software

Final Cut Pro
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Editing software

Side Effects 'Houdini'
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A very powerful suite of modelling, animation and compositing tools. Used for both realtime VR environments, and animating visualization sequences for playback on video. The system has a steep learning curve - ie it doesn't suit the occasional user, but provides expert users with all the functionality needed to produce animation of the highest quality.

pSpace
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Multiscreen/sound/tracking/interactive VR environment.

Pixar's PhotoRealistic Renderman (PRman)
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This 3D rendering software provides support for scenes of high complexity, and employs an open procedural interface to material properties through their 'Shader' language. We use in-house shade-ops for doing volume rendering of large data sets with PRman.

Vis5d
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This public domain package from the SSEC is a highly interactive 3d fluid flow visualization package. It is targetted at meteorological flow but it is useful for any flow visualization problems.

Miscellaneous SGI development software.
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We have a range of s/w for development of visualization applications. This includes Open GL, the Open Inventor toolkit and tools for producing and viewing VRML (virtual reality modelling language) data.

Miscellaneous image manipulation tools
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Suitable for preparing imagery for format conversion, web presentation, animation production etc

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