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CERNET Applications

GRID and Information Application Technology
Develop the research on distributed application and service architectures, including key technologies in the areas of (1) application-layer routing and searching, (2) authentication and settlement, (3) end-to-end performance optimization. In 1997, developed the Chinese-English information inquiry system: network compass and put it into use on CERNET. In 2001, developed the IPv6 searching engine and supply services to users.

Emphasized Subjects Information Resources Service System
CERNET has set up a large scale searching engine for Chinese educational information and the mirroring system up to 800GB storage for international top universities and famous academic organization.

On-line Enrollment and Consultation Service System
Since 2002, CERNET supports the on-line enrollment and admission system, which is also the world’s largest system for students enrollment, admission and consultation.

Large-scale Voice and Video Service System, Digital Video, and Virtual Reality (DV/VR Lab)
CERNET has established a voice over IP system based on Internet technology and the video conferencing system based on multicast technology, which is widely used in the Ministry of Education, universities and provincial educational department. During SARS period in 2003, the system played a very important role, held more than eighty meetings and more than 20 large conferences. HDTV( High-Definition Television) transmission system over the next generation Internet, shared virtual reality and tele-immersion based on CAVE technology etc.

Education Resources Service Platform
Collaborating with other organizations, CERNET constructs the nationwide uniform education resources service platform. In 2003, CERNET established the CERNET on-line learning center, collaborating with Blackboard company that is the largest American distance education corporation.


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