HP Labs Technical Reports

Recent Advances in Network and Video Communications

Gale, Stephen



Abstract: Vidoephones have existed since the early 60s and, despite capturing public attention, have met with very limited commercial success. Today there is a resurgence of interest in video communication, due largely to the emerging "Multimedia" market place. But have things really changed, or is the videophone still the proverbial solution looking for a problem? This paper will cover some of the recent advances in network and video communications and look at the likely implications for collaborative systems.

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