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Multilocation Video Conference By Optical Fiber
Author(s): Donald J. Gray
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Paper Abstract

An experimental system that permits interconnection of many offices in a single video conference is described. Video images transmitted to conference participants are selected by the conference chairman and switched by a microprocessor-controlled video switch. Speakers can, at their choice, transmit their own images or images of graphics they wish to display. Users are connected to the Switching Center by optical fiber subscriber loops that carry analog video, digitized telephone, data and signaling. The same system also provides user-selectable distribution of video program and video library material. Experience in the operation of the conference system is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 1982
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Proc. SPIE 0326, Fiber Optics: Technology '82, (15 October 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933326
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Donald J. Gray, GTE Laboratories Incorporated (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0326:
Fiber Optics: Technology '82
Claire E. Loscoe, Editor(s)

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