Fall 2008 Internet2 Member Meeting

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The Future of Visual Communications: Applications for Education and Their Impact on the IT Infrastructure

Time 10/14/08 01:15PM-02:30PM

Session Abstract

The emergence of high-speed IP networks such as Internet2 in the USA and GEANT2 in Europe are creating opportunities for new kinds of real-time applications in universities and schools around the world. Bandwidth is no longer limiting, but rather driving new applications that were impossible even few years ago. The most profound changes are in the area of bandwidth-hungry visual communication applications.
Distributed visual communication will enable new levels of interaction among scientists, researchers and students. It will be easy to use and accessible anywhere and anytime. Telepresence - a new kind of visual communication that provides a


Speaker Stefan Karapetkov Polycom Worldwide

Speaker Sean Lessman TANDBERG

Moderator James Donovan CERMUSA

Presentation Media

Secondary tracks Teaching and Learning/K20

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