Video on the Internet

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We are testing two systems which allow video conferencing with low bandwidth requirements.


Cu-SeeMe is a protocol and a software family with very low bandwidht requirements developed at Cornell university. More information and public domain software for Macintosh and Windows is available from the Cornell Cu-SeeMe home page. Cornell also has references to commercial versions.

We started using Cu-SeeMe in 1995. For a report of our early experiences and more tips, see the report about the 1995 virtual conference.

Cu-SeeMe conferences from StatLab Heidelberg are usually sent from [].

Things to remember when setting up a transmission:

QuickTime Conferencing

Needs QuickTime Conferencing software. (Commercial only?) QuickTime Conferencing has also support for a shared blackboard.