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Title:
Videoconferencing demystified : making video services work
Author:
Shepard, Steven.
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Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xix, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disk (4 3/4 in.)
Language:
English
Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/mh031/2002511783.html
ISBN:
9780071400855

9780071408721
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Book

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Summary

This text aims to provide everything necessary to successfully deploy video-conferencing in a meeting, training or conference environment. Key features include: benefits versus liabilities of video conferences; purchasing / renting / using key components and equipment; and key technologies - streaming media, web conferencing, IP multicasting and LAN capacity.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Part 1 Conferencing Applications And Technologies
Why Conferencing?
Conferencing Modes
Conferencing Applications
Conference Techniques
Streaming Media Video Technology
Marketplace Realities
56 kbps Modems Wireless Access Technologies
Transport Technologies
Terminating the Signal Virtual Reality
An Image of the Future Back to Real Reality
Part 2 The Videoconferencing Industry System Manufacturers Bridge Providers Backbone Providers The Service Providers
Part 3 Conducting A Successful Conference
The Corporate Videoconferencing
Facility Articles
Web Resources
Photo Credits Corporate Trends
Media History in Adult
Education Back to Diving
Conclusion
Appendices A through E
Index

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