FILE4KT - Electronic Language International Festival

Program Description: Transcontinental streaming of very High Defintion (4K) was demonstrated at the Festival Internacional de Linguagen Electronica (Electronic Language International Festival or FILE) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The feature film: "While the Night Doesn't Come", by the Brazilian director Beto Souza was broadcast among the cities of São Paulo (Brazil), San Diego (United States), and Yokohama (Japan). 4K refers to approximately 4,000 pixels of horizontal resolution used in several digital formats for shooting the highest-quality video or scanning 35mm frames. 4K movies can be used intact for digital cinema theater projection or downsized to HD and other formats. With the huge number of pixels captured in 4K resolution, scaled down images also retain more detail.

Year Started: 2013.

Organization Description: Collaborating from Japan, U.S. and Brazil, the FILE event combines computer and information science and engineering disciplines with cyberinfrastructure and education and human resources research. In addition, this application features social, behavioral and economic sciences.

Data Description: Large file transfer, interactive media, and real-time remote research equipment manipulation at speeds between 1Gbps to 10 Gbps.

Project Type: Collaboration

Project Domains: Humanities

No budget information

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Location Lat/Lon Coordinates Location Type Data Type Data Generation Single Data Instance Size (TB) Estimated Daily Data Size (GB) Estimated Annual Data Size (PB) Average Sustained Throughput (Gbps) Maximum Sustained Throughput (Gbps) Online Repository Size (PB) Total Repository Size (PB) Delay Tolerance (minutes) Jitter Sensitive? Uses the Cloud?
sao paulo, brazil, Brazil -23.5505,-46.6333 Data Stream HD movies Scheduled 1.00 10.00 Yes -