DESCRIPTION OF EQUIPMENT LOCATION (a) PictureTel System 4000 Model 400 Videoconferencing room (b) Silicon Graphics & SuperJANET (c) SunSparc IPX workstations, SunSparc ZX workstations. Sun Multimedia upgrade kit (board + video camera). Sunworks ShowMe video conferencing suite. Offices (d) Hardware (All x2): Panasonic Camcorder VHS-C NVG1 Panasonic VTR NVF75-HQ Panasonic Digital AV Mixer WJ-AVE5 Sony Trinitron 14" TV/Monitor Finlux black design 32" TV/Monitor Mac IIvx RasterOps 24MXTV Image Grabbing Board Apple 16" Monitor Software: Mediagrabber (by RasterOps) ES f-2-f (by Electronic Studios) Timbuktu Pro (Faralon) Aspects (Group Technologies) Experimental suite (e) Software bundled on SGI Indy machines. Office and a shared laboratory. (f) GPT 261A Video Codec AV Unit in Medical School (g) BT VC8000 hardware with Olivetti's PCC software - runs over ISDN. In 3 offices around the city (h) Sun workstations (IPC, SPARCclassic, SPARCstation 5, SPARCstation 1) with Parallax Powervideo with FORE SBA-200 TAXI ATM interfaces with VideoPix with SunVideo using MBONE tools nv, vat, ivs, wb, mmcc, nevot, nt using Paradise Software Video Conferencing (PSVC) using InSoft Communique Offices (i) Vis-A-Vis Windows + DOS versions on 486 Dx 33 PC + TCP/IP + modem + Sony QM-1251 Data projector Auditorium. (j) DEC Alpha 300LX, AV300, Communique!, (SD, NV, VAT, WB), DECSpin. Own office. (k) Sun SPARCstation IPC/IPX running MBONE software and applications. Silicon Graphics Indy running MBONE applications. Apple Macintosh (various) running CU-SeeMe. IBM PC clone running CU-SeeMe. N.B. The Indy comes with a built-in camera. None of the other machines have cameras. Various offices and laboratories. (l) GPT codecs operating to H261 standard and ASCEND A variety of rooms and teaching space Multiband Units permitting operating at a range of It is linked through a visual network bit-rates (2 Mbps on ATM video Network of SuperJANET; based on LIVENET-2. This network has 128 - 768 Kbps on ISDN). outlets in laboratories, lecture theatres, VC7000 Videophone operated at 128 Kbps over ISDN. seminar rooms and clinical operating theatres. ISDN cards in PCs operating at 64-128 Kbps. SUN workstation (UNIX) with video cards operating over Ethernet link to Internet. This is a desk-top type workstation running as part of MICE. This uses a variable bit-rate according to availability on the Internet. HP 725/75 Workstation (UNIX) with Bitfield codec operating up to 2 Mbps operating over SMDS in the IP network on SuperJANET. (m) PictureTel PCS100TM on IBM PC. TV Studio and Office. Two ISDN lines are linked (Used on trial - now awaiting updated equipment.) to the TV Studio with an extension to the office Now evaluating BT coco derivatives. Videoconferencing terminal moved as required. (n) BT VC-4100 over 384 kb Kilostream to five studio sites. Videoconferencing studio. Runs on an extensively used Welsh network.
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