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Videoconferencing at Gemini
Author(s): James R. Wright; Tod Fujioka
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Paper Abstract

We discuss the requirements and goals for the Gemini videoconferencing systems, performance and usage of the system to date, and plans for enhancing the system. Our five internal sites include Hawaii, Arizona and Chile; our external sites span the globe. We discuss how the systems have been received by users, and successes and complaints. We also look at future improvements, such as more pervasive and affordable multi-site videoconferencing, video over IP, and IP-multicasting.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 June 2000
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4011, Advanced Global Communications Technologies for Astronomy, (2 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.387215
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James R. Wright, Gemini Observatory (United States)
Tod Fujioka, Gemini Observatory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4011:
Advanced Global Communications Technologies for Astronomy
Robert I. Kibrick; Anders Wallander, Editor(s)

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