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New Web Video Technology Better than CU-SeeME?

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Posted by Creativity Cafe on January 10, 1999 at 04:07:11:

Check this out and let us know your experience?

Multimedia Internet Terminal (MInT)


Date: Sat, 9 Jan 1999 22:19:53 -0500 (EST)
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Originator: gu-l@solar.cini.utk.edu
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From: Tak Utsumi
To: Multiple recipients of list
Subject: New Internet videoconferencing software
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David Rosenthal

Roger Lee Boston

(1) Dear David:

Many thanks for your msg (ATTACHMENT I). Sorry for my belated reply.

My replies/comments are in << >>.

(2) Roger:

This may be of some interest to you.

Pls feel free to contact David to follow it up, if you have time.

Best, Tak

From: David Rosenthal
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 1998 10:41:14 -0500


Hi, I don't know if you remember,

< ago.>>

but we exchanged e-mails and did some work
with Jo Lee, the PR manager at VocalTec when I was at VocalTec. Which
brings me to the topic at hand. I am currently with Telogy Networks, who
develop embedded software for Voice over IP. I just received some
information (I have enclosed the announcement below), and I was wondering
that since your work brought you very close to this application, and this
application was aided by Columbia, if you were involved in this.

Please let me know if you have any affiliation to this project because we
would like to add our know-how in voice over IP to this kind of project.

< the use of Internet telephony, since the audio is the essential
component of videoconferencing via Internet, and hence tele-learning and

Thanks and here is the announcement.

>We would like to announce the release of a multimedia
> conferencing tool
> for the Internet called MInT (Multimedia Internet Terminal) which
> developed
> in the USMInT Project sponsored by the German research Network
> and in cooperation with the Columbia University
> MInT is a flexible multimedia tool set that allows the
> establishment and control of multimedia sessions across the
> Internet. The system architecture is fully distributed, with
> no central components.

> MInT offers the following features:
> o Audio transmission and reception for qualities ranging from
> GSM up to CD based on the NeVoT and VAT tools
> o Video transmission and reception based on VIC
> o An integrated conference control instance that hides
> the complexities of the single tools
> o floor control
> o voting based on MPoll
> o interface to SDR
> o RSVP reservation capabilities for all used applications
> o Adaptive video transmission
> o Joint viewing and remote control of postscript documents
> o Invitation of remote users based on the Session initiation
> protocol (SIP) with Email resolution capabilities
> MInT is available for Solaris and Linux
> For more information and free download please take a look at
> http://www.fokus.gmd.de/glone/products/mint

< I just visited this web -- it seems better than CU-SEEME. It is free so
that you may try it!!>>

< Thanks again for this valuable info.>>


David Rosenthal
Field Applications Engineer
Telogy Networks, INC
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David Rosenthal
Field Applications Engineer
Telogy Networks, Inc.

Roger Lee Boston
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http://www.rboston.com/tapio.ram -- Tapio's talk at the inauguration celemony
of the Media Lab at the University of Tampere
http://www.rboston.com/egede.ram -- EGEDE timetable and equipment list
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