Access Grid Toolkit, which includes Virtual Venues software and
Workspace Docking software, enables users to experience rich collaborations
including people, data, and grid computing resources. The new
version of the toolkit includes streamlined user interfaces, robust
middleware and low-level services that enable participants to
share experiences through digital media.
December 21, 2007: Access Grid 3.1 Release Available
This release includes new functionality, including the latest VIC (video) and RAT (audio) tools from the Sumover project, support for hierarchical venue data storage, improved bridging support, and certificate-based Venue access controls. Numerous bugs have also been fixed.
October 9, 2007: AG 3.1 beta2 Release Available
This beta release fixes numerous bugs found in the beta1 release.
June 29, 2007: AG 3.1 beta1 Release Available
This beta release includes improved bridging functionality, support for
folders in the Venue data store, and (optional) certificate-based Venue
access control, as well as numerous smaller features and bug fixes.
2006: AG 3.0.2 Release Available
This release is mostly for maintenance and fixing bugs. Of note among
bugs fixed are improvements to unicast bridge support and Shared
Presentation fixes. More information is available on
the AG3.0.2 release page
2006: AG 3.0.1 Release Available
This release is mostly for maintenance, fixing bugs, and introducing
support for Intel Macs. Of note among bugs fixed is switching from
unicast back to multicast now works. More information is available on
the AG3.0.1 release page
2006: AG 3.0 Release Available
This major new release of the Access Grid software relies on Internet
standard technologies to bring greater performance and robustness, as
well as a number of new features. The testing tips published earlier
(see below) will guide new users through the new features of AG3.
February 20, 2006: Testing tips for AG 3.0 beta available
These tips will introduce users to the new functionality available in
the AG3 release, and provide a guide for testing the beta release.
Toolkit 3.0 beta2 available
This second beta release includes many fixes since the first beta.
Install it if you're willing to test
and report problems. The more testing we get now, the better the
final release will be!
January 28, 2006: AccessGrid
Toolkit 3.0 beta1 available
This beta release is the first look
at AG3 functionality. This is not a final release, and so is not
Toolkit 2.4 available
This release includes new functionality,
collects components released since 2.3, and fixes many bugs. For
more information, go to the 2.4 release page.
14, 2005: API
Generated documentation of the Toolkit
code is available online for developer reference.
2.3 package for Gentoo
The Gentoo package has been updated to use a version of Globus
with which the venue server runs more robustly.
2.3 package for MacOSX
The MacOSX release has been updated to include audio and video
tools, which were not available in the Developer's Preview release.
The server-side component of the VenueVNC application is now available.
2004: New Institutional Venue
Server is available!
The new institutional venue server is available for general use.
AG Jabber Server is available!
The cross platform chat solution that we're working on with LBL
is available for users to get used to. This is also the chat that
will be used as the operators back channel for SC Global.
2004: Access Grid Toolkit 2.3 Available!
The Access Grid Toolkit 2.3 is available for download.