Fall 2009 Internet2 Member Meeting

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Telepresence Interoperability is Here!

Time 10/07/09 08:45AM-10:00AM

Session Abstract

View the results of this demonstration [pdf]


At the Spring meeting, a challenge was issued to all major Telepresence vendors to come together at this Fall meeting, and demonstrate full interoperability among all of them. This challenge has been accepted and we plan to have demonstrations among LifeSize, Polycom and Tandberg Telepresence systems located across the country and Europe. Live demonstrations will occur during the breaks and lunch on Tuesday, and then a panel discussion will be held on Wednesday to discuss the results and plan next steps. In addition, an introductory overview of Telepresence will be given, explaining what it is, how it fits in with other forms of video conferencing, and who are the major vendors in the field.

Audio version of Bob Dixon's slides [pps]

Speakers

Speaker Gabe Moulton The Ohio State University

Speaker Stefan Karapetkov Polycom Worldwide

Speaker Nicholas Thompson The Ohio State University

Speaker Bob Dixon Ohio Academic Resources Network

Speaker Bill Rippon IBM

Speaker Jim Goodyear LifeSize Communications

Speaker Robbie Noble The Ohio State University

Presentation Media

media item thumbnail Telepresence Interoperability is Here! (ppt)

Speaker Bob Dixon Ohio Academic Resources Network

Speaker Chris Hyzer University of Pennsylvania

Secondary tracks The Future: What's Next for the Net? Teaching and Learning, K20 Network Planning and Engineering Network Performance Late-Breaking Topics International Industry Health Sciences Cyberinfrastructure

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