Fall 2006 Internet2 Member Meeting

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Campus Experiences with IPTV

Time 12/05/06 01:15PM-02:30PM

Session Abstract

MIT is launching an 80 channel IPTV pilot with the Open Student Television Network to investigate future video service offerings for the MIT campus and beyond.  Initially, the pilot will be open to the MIT community for video hacking - development of new hardware and software to enhance IPTV - as well as content development and research support.

Dave Fleig will discuss his  work  implementing Linux players on the OSTN platform.


Dave Devereaux-Weber will discuss University of Wisconsin-Madison’s "Digital Academic Television Network" (DATN), a 15 channel video-over-IP system on the Madison Campus.


The Texas A&M University ITEC is working with Campus Televideo and others to evaluate what it would take to be able to offer an entertainment IPTV service to campus dorm rooms delivered over Internet2.  Walt  will cover the technology and infrastructure requirements as well as potential benefits of this service.


Rob Vietzke will moderate and facilitate panel discussion.


Speaker David Devereaux-Weber University of Wisconsin-Madison

Speaker Walt Magnussen Texas A&M University

Speaker Randy Winchester Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Speaker Robert Vietzke Internet2

Speaker David Fleig Wayne State University

Secondary tracks What's Next for the Net

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