Video Conference


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Video Conference

A meeting in which one or more participants participate by projecting their images on an audio-visual device. This allows one to attend a meeting from a great distance. Proponents of video conferencing argue that it saves on the cost of travel, especially in a multinational corporation. Critics contend that video conferences restrict the camaraderie and informal exchanges that facilitate the conduct of business.
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Nonetheless, I recently received an e-mail announcement from an MTNA member stating, "I'm looking to recruit the first piano student I'll teach via video conference.
During the video conference, school children in Tokyo will be demonstrating the paper design art of Origami, children in Honolulu will be performing Hawaiian dances, and youngsters in Caracas will be singing Spanish songs with accompaniment of native instruments.
The asserted patents cover a wide range of technology relating to video conferencing, including techniques for efficiently processing compressed digital video data, for providing a specialized video conferencing firewall to improve throughput of video conference data to networks protected by firewalls, for mixing audio signals from multiple participants, for providing different levels of service to video conferencing participants, and for streaming encoded video conference data over a network.