Economic Development


Animation rendered on UB's supercomputer for IBC Digital's project with MTV2

Published April 23, 2015

Local industry pioneer Ben Porcari, President of IBC Digital, collaborates with UB/CCR to harness the power of the supercomputer.

“We've been partners with them since the day they opened”
Ben Porcari, IBC Digital President

IBC Digital's connection to the UB supercomputer allows the company to meet tight deadlines on work performed for major studios and cable networks and to compete with the major Hollywood animators, Porcari said

The company has for years worked with UB's Center for Computational Research, relying on the school's powerful computers to "render" IBC Digital animation. "We've been partners with them since the day they opened," Porcari said.  Read full article here.