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Development of “High Presence” Video Communication System — Trial Experiment of the Next Generation Real-Time Remote Lecture —

  • Takahiro Komine
  • Akihiko Machizawa
  • Shin-ichi Nakagawa
  • Fumito Kubota
  • Yasuo Tan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2344)

Abstract

We have been developing the Next Generation remote lecture system that real-time transmits “high presence” audio/visual images (that are, as real as it feels no distance or screen is ever existing), without having any disturbance in a long distance transmission. We figured out what functions are required to perform the real-time remote lectures with multi-interaction between an instructor and students. We also reconfirmed the technical difficulties by executing the remote debate trial experiments and the distributed cardiac surgery workshop trial experiments and evaluating them. This paper presents introduces the Next Generation remote lecture system, which is developed based on the results and analysis of our past experiments, and reports the results of our first trial for the real-time remote lecture. It also introduces our ongoing plan to further develop this system.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takahiro Komine
    • 1
  • Akihiko Machizawa
    • 1
  • Shin-ichi Nakagawa
    • 1
  • Fumito Kubota
    • 1
  • Yasuo Tan
    • 2
  1. 1.Information and Network Systems DivisionCommunications Research LaboratoryTokyoJapan
  2. 2.School of Information ScienceJapan Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyIshikawaJapan

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