Intelligent Light and FieldView

Come See Us at AIAA SciTech 2017!

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We look forward to AIAA SciTech all year because it's a great place to meet with you, our clients and partners, to learn about what you are working on, find out about your needs and to share news and updates on our products and services.

Please join us in conference sessions and in our booth to learn how we are helping industry leaders like you to remove data bottlenecks and reduce costs with our FieldView products, engineered CFD workflows and advanced research initiatives.

We invite you to visit our booth and participate in the sessions.
See you at SciTech!

Request a meeting       Event/Presentation Schedule (PDF)

 Book Signing "Verification and Validation in Scientific Computing"

Tuesday, January 10, 6:45 pm

​Authors William L. Oberkampf and Christopher J. Roy, will be on hand to sign copies of  "Verification and Validation in Scientific Computing" during the reception in the exhibit hall. Come by and meet two of the top experts in this important field. We will be holding a raffle to give away several copies of the book or you can bring your own copy. Books available on-site from Cambridge University Press.

Presentations in Our Booth

Lightning Round! - Get yourself to the IL booth during lunch on Wednesday, January 11, starting at 12:30 PM.  We'll present three short updates geared exclusively for SciTech and your busy conference schedule.  

We invite you to join us in the booth for live demonstrations and discussions with our staff on a range of topics including:

Conference Sessions

MVC-04. Computational Environments and the NASA CFD Vision 2030 Goals
Co-Chair(s): Andrew Lofthouse (US Air Force Academy) and Earl Duque (Intelligent Light)
Tuesday, January 10, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM; Grapevine D

APA-43. Special Session: Simulation of Rotor in Hover II

Chair(s): Nathan Hariharan (CREATE-AV)
Co-Chair(s): Robert Narducci (Boeing Defense, Space & Security)
Thursday, January 12, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM; Dallas 2

  • Standardized Post-Processing and Visualization of Participants' Simulations of a Rotor in Hover
    (4:00-4:30 pm) - Earl P. Duque; Michael D. Burklund; Atsushi Toyoda; Nathan S. Hariharan

We hope to see you at SciTech!

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Join Our Team! Scientific Data Visualization Engineer

Intelligent Light's Applied Research Group is hiring.  We are seeking candidates for the position of Scientific Data Visualization Engineer.

Intelligent Light's Applied Research Group (ARG) seeks computer scientists, engineers, mathematicians, physicists, technically minded people of all types to join our team. By joining the ARG Crew you'll become part of the team developing the next generation of commercial scientific and engineering simulation data management, post‐processing and visualization tools for exascale.

To learn more about the position or to apply during AIAA SciTech, come see us at  our booth #304.  

Download the Position Announcement for a description of the position and requirements.

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Introducing FieldView Update 16.1

Click for video on Youtube. FieldView 16.1 image by Intelligent Light. Simulation courtesty of FOI.

Intelligent Light is excited to announce that the FieldView 16.1 release is ready for download.

Our FieldView 16.1 Update delivers dozens of major and minor improvements based on customer requests. We focused on the biggest little problems reported by our users, to deliver benefits to every user, because little problems are not little if they get in the way of your productivity.

As part of our development process we invited users who made feature requests to be part of our team. We spoke with them early in the design stage and then included them in the testing to be sure the new features met their needs.

Thanks to this mutual effort, FieldView 16.1 has the largest number of fulfilled feature requests and resolved issues in years. All FieldView users will benefit as there really is something for everyone in FieldView 16.1. Whether that's the new lightweight high-quality video export with control for frame rate, the easy way to flip which axis is up when using a predefined view, the logarithmic scale for colormaps with its "powers of ten" annotations, or one of the dozens of other improvements. Check the full list on the What's New in FieldView 16.1 document.

And because more and more users are adopting our extract based workflow ideas, we keep going further with features like the new VTK reader and a surface-based sampling method.

User input is a cornerstone of our support and product development. It feels really good to be able to deliver on so many common feature requests with this update. Beyond the feature requests, the input of users in our development process was incredibly valuable. It was fantastic to see how quickly users could experience a new capability and immediately give us feedback on changes and additions that would make it even more useful in day to day engineering.

Finally, to make it even easier for you, FieldView 16.1 will run with your FieldView 16 passwords.

FieldView 16.1 is available today from the Customer Center


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ISAV 2016: In Situ Infrastructures for Enabling Extreme-Scale Analysis and Visualization

In Situ Infrastructures for Enabling Extreme-Scale Analysis and Visualization

This workshop is held in conjunction with SC16 and is chaired by Wes Bethel, Senior Computer Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.  Intelligent Light's Earl Duque, PhD. serves on the organizing committee and both he and I are members of the program committee for the full day event.  The workshop features a series of short papers, presentations and discussions.  

Workshop Theme: 

The considerable interest in the HPC community regarding in situ analysis and visualization is due to several factors. First is an I/O cost savings, where data is analyzed/visualized while being generated without first storing to a file system. Second, the potential for increased accuracy, where fine temporal sampling of transient analysis might expose some complex behavior missed in coarse temporal sampling. Third, the ability to use all available resources, CPUs and accelerators, in the computation of analysis products.

The workshop brings together researchers, developers and practitioners from industry, academia, and government laboratories developing, applying, and deploying in situ methods in extreme scale, high performance computing. The goal is to present research findings, lessons learned, and insights related to developing and applying in situ methods and infrastructure across a range of science and engineering applications in HPC environments; to discuss topics like opportunities presented by new architectures, existing infrastructure needs, requirements, and gaps, and experiences to foster and enable in situ analysis and visualization; to serve as a "center of gravity" for researchers, practitioners, and users/consumers of in situ methods and infrastructure in the HPC space.

I am a co-author on this paper to be presented during the workshop, which describes a common interface that can be used to instrument simulations with multiple in situ infrastructures, including Libsim:

The SENSEI Generic In Situ Interface
(Utkarsh Ayachit, Brad Whitlock, Matthew Wolf, Burlen Loring, Berk Geveci, David Lonie and E. Wes Bethel)

The full workshop agenda is available from the ISAV2016 webpage.

Attending SC16? come see us in booth #4421 or Request a meeting with our team​.
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Learn how to advance your CFD - Don't Miss IL at SC16

Intelligent Light will be in booth #4421 at SC16, the premier HPC event of the year. Intelligent Light will be contributing to the technical conference and on the exhibit floor where we will share the latest information about high performance CFD workflows using HPC. 

The considerable interest in the HPC community regarding in situ analysis and visualization is driven by the desire to save I/O costs and time, increase accuracy with fine sampling of transient analysis and full utilization of HPC resources. As a member of the ISAV Program Committee, Intelligent Light will participate in workshops bringing experience from real world work on ultra scale simulations. Join Intelligent Light presenters and authors in two sessions designed to develop in situ methods and share best practices.

ISAV2016: In Situ Infrastructures for Enabling Extreme-Scale Analysis and Visualization
SC16 Workshop
Sunday, Nov. 13th, 9:30-5:30pm 251-A

Performance Analysis, Design Considerations and Applications of Extreme-Scale In Situ Infrastructures
SC16 Session: State-of-the-Practice: System Characterization and Design
Thursday, Nov.17th, 4-4:30pm 355-D

IN THE BOOTH: Join us in booth #4421 for presentations and demonstrations of developing technologies, new products and lively discussions on topics including:

  • In situ post processing and extract based workflows
  • VisIt Prime ™ and HPC FieldView ™
  • Utilization of remote HPC for CFD – CFD in the Cloud
  • High-productivity, standardized CFD workflows for data management, comparison & collaboration
  • Ultrascale CFD – 131k cores and beyond using Edison and Cori at NERSC
  • Uncertainty quantification and error estimation

Join Our Team: Our Applied Research Group will be at the SC16 Job Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 10-3.

Attending SC16? Please contact us for an invitation to our beer bash and hors d'oeuvres reception at our booth or Request a meeting with our team​.

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