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I would recommend performing visualization intensive tasks and UIs on a separate front-end, given R and Matlab are not optimized to efficiently render charts and other visualizations. If you are able to run WPF/Silverlight apps on your machine I can highly recommend SciChart (http://www.scichart.com/). It fulfills all your stated requirements. The library ...
To me, coloring by data value is a great way to bring applications alive. If traditional ways are not enough, probably taking 3D in use would be a way: And of course 2D heatmap is a very handy for sure. I'm developing data visualization software components with 3D technologies, so definitely all feedback and ideas are welcome :-)
Chernoff faces are also a good and undervalued idea http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chernoff_face. It is applicable to multivariate statistical data, which, I beleive, occur frequently in world of finance/
BitListen -- "Realtime Bitcoin transaction and trade visualizer" is pretty neat.
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