Presentation on theme: "The Use of Rich-Media Resources for Scholarly Communication Annual Meeting Tempe, Arizona, February 2007 Amy Philipson Executive Director ResearchChannel."— Presentation transcript:
The Use of Rich-Media Resources for Scholarly Communication Annual Meeting Tempe, Arizona, February 2007 Amy Philipson Executive Director ResearchChannel Timothy Lorang Production Manager ResearchChannel THINK FORWARD. THINK RESEARCHCHANNEL.
ResearchChannel and Educause
Vision To be a world leader in connecting research and academic institutions with a global audience that is keenly interested in a deeper understanding of the developments, insights and discoveries affecting our lives and futures.
Universidad de Puerto Rico Universidade de São Paulo University of Alaska - Fairbanks University of Chicago University of Hawaii University of Maryland - College Park University of Pennsylvania University of Southern California University of Virginia University of Washington University of Wisconsin-Madison Virginia Tech Yale University Duke University George Mason University Indiana University, School of Informatics Johns Hopkins University Massachusetts Institute of Technology National University of Singapore New York University Pennsylvania State University Rice University Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Stanford University Medical Center Texas A&M University Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business ResearchChannel :: Participants
National Academy of Engineering National Academy of Sciences National Institute of Nursing Research National Institute of Standards and Technology National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine National Science Foundation Pacific Northwest Gigapop Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center R1edu.org SURFnet Vulcan Northwest, Inc. Wisconsin Public Television Advanced Network Forum AJA Video Systems Inc. Australia's Academic Research Network (AARNet) Fujinon Howard Hughes Medical Institute IBM Corporation Intel Corporation Internet2 Johnson & Johnson Library of Congress Microsoft Research National Academies ResearchChannel :: Participants
ResearchChannel :: Newest Participants American Meteorological Association Arizona State University California State University, Monterey Bay Indiana University Loma Linda University Pacific Northwest National Laboratory University of Kentucky University of Michigan
ResearchChannel Programs More than 3,200 hours of programming in the Video on Demand library 1,100 new programs added this year, and this number is on the rise
U.S. Television Distribution DISH Network satellite system13 million homes Cable systems12.9 million homes
U.S. Television Distribution :: New Retransmission Markets 744,000 new subscribers in past 12 months
Podcasting and Other New Features
What Viewers Are Saying “I am very pleased to see a broadcast of such intellectual content.” “You are greatly contributing to humanity’s accumulation of knowledge.” “ResearchChannel is what one hopes to find more of on television. ResearchChannel seems to be the best-kept secret in broadcasting today. I am delighted to be in the know.” “I have just recently discovered ResearchChannel and over the past two weeks have consumed many hours of your programming…. I look forward to many continued hours of learning and thought provocation.”
Technology Milestones August 1999 First-Ever Streaming of High-Definition Television over the Internet November 1999 Network Sets Record Speed April 2000 First Live HDTV Over Internet Newscast July 2004 First Transmission of Full Bandwidth HD Video Between Computers September 2005 First-Ever Live HD Images from Seafloor to Land Available as IP-Based Feed November 2005 Interactive Multipoint HD Videoconference Demonstrated November 2006 Partner in World-wide teatimng of ConferenceXP
Using Television for Scholarly Dissemination Fulfilling the promise of “educational” TV Obstacles to dissemination Responsibility to the public Unmediated, meritorious, telegenic, peer-reviewed Expanding the means of distribution Accessible, available resource
Important ResearchChannel Links ResearchChannel Home Page ResearchChannel Library ResearchChannel Technology ResearchChannel Retransmission ResearchChannel Membership Computer Security Awareness Video Contest 2007