There are several tools or components for Midas that can be used individually or together to create a tailored solution to your data and analysis needs.
|Midas Compute Server||Midas Visualization|
|Midas Journal||Midas Publications Database|
|Midas Desktop||Midas Data Server|
If you need additional services to complement your use or installation of Midas, please see Kitware's Midas Support & Consulting page.
There is a new processing system for the Midas Compute Server with additional functionality designed to improve its usability and robustness. The new server handles remote and scheduled processing, and enables:
Midas Visualization is a collection of web services that enable web clients to show interactive visualization components within web pages. Based on ParaViewWeb, which aims to provide a collaborative remote web interface for 3D visualization with ParaView as a server, Midas Visualization provides an easy to use interface to visualize massive datasets directly through the user's browser.
Midas Visualization comes with the following set of features:
Midas is used extensively for powering robust online journals that support automatic and peer review, submission of data and code in conjunction with articles, and open access to publications. Some of the highlights of using Midas to power your online journal include:
The Insight Journal applies Midas's e-journal capabilities to provide support for open access scientific research in the domain of medical image processing.
The Midas Publication server is designed to provide easy storage and access of publications. In addition to storage, this server:
The National Alliance for Medical Imaging Computing (NA-MIC) is currently hosting a Midas Publications Database through the Surgical Planning Laboratory (SPL). Utilizing the Midas Publications Database, NA-MIC is able to provide the infrastructure and environment for the development of computational algorithms and open source technologies, while maintain the ability to then oversee the training and dissemination of these tools to the medical research community.
Midas Desktop is a cross-platform standalone application, written with Qt, for synchronizing a Midas server. Midas Desktop allows both anonymous and authenticated access to the data using Midas's web API. It is easy to use and secure, facilitating straightforward:
Additionally, Midas will send notifications when new data is available, making it simple to keep current with all available data. The Midas Desktop uses Midas's Data Server capabilities to organize, index, upload and search files.
The Midas Data Server provides a powerful and readily searchable storage solution for data. The multimedia data server provides:
In addition, there are multiple routes for accessing the data. There is an easy-to-use web-based interface, an innovative file access system that provides compatibility with legacy systems, and a web-based image browser that supports browsing and annotating massive images.
The Insight Journal Data Server applies Midas' Data Server capabilities to organize, index, upload and search files submitted to The Insight Journal.