Presentation on theme: "1 The Use of Videoconferencing and Webcasting at the Fundação para Computação Cientifica Nacional Rui Ribeiro Fundação para Computação Científica."— Presentation transcript:
1 The Use of Videoconferencing and Webcasting at the Fundação para Computação Cientifica Nacional Rui Ribeiro Fundação para Computação Científica Nacional Foundation for National Scientific Computing
2 Summary Brief FCCN History The Research Network International Projects / Participation WebCast Videoconferencing Projects for 2004
3 Brief FCCN History Founded 1987 Big Computer & Terminal Network Universities / R&D Institutions Increase in network bandwidth / Internet Boom The need for new services First experiments with WebCast – 1996 First H.323 terminals – 1999 WG-Multimedia – 2002
8 WebCast MBone experiments (vic/rat) First experiments with Microsoft Netshow (1996) Some experiments with Real (2000 – 2002) Some experiments with Darwin (2002 – 2003) MS WM officially adopted –Affordable, usable API, browser integration –Linux Integration?
9 WebCast Service at FCCN Initial Contact Form submission Site survey Testing (4 to 15 days before WebCast) Audio/Video presencial support Audio/Video equipment lending (Digital Camera(s), Digital Recorder, Lights, Sound, Video Mixing Table)
10 WebCast Service at FCCN Encoder System (presencial support) IP conectivity / troubleshooting Broadcast Server configuration (Unicast / Multicast / IPv6) Webpage construction (PPT Sinc, FormMail for on-line questions) Log Analysis
11 WebCast Service at FCCN Future developlements –WebService Integration –VOD / Session Portal Integration (TF- Netcast?) –DRM –Easy to use! –A lot more marketing
12 Videoconferencing 1999 – First Terminals & MCU 2000 – Used internally 2002 – Wish to make a network service 2004 – VC Studios Meanwhile: H.323 know-how (firewall, NAT,...), more terminals, more bandwidth, more international integration, more information to the universities, low- bandwidth testing, international testing (FCCN/RNP), terminal testing, more documentation, new MCU.
13 VC Studios H.323 Based High quality systems / environment –Prepared Rooms –QoS Multipurpose –Videoconferencing –E-Learning oriented (Webcast, Video Archive) Case studies –Welsh Video Network –Access Grid
14 VC Studios Webcast Ready –PC System will broadcast and provide the tools for PPT/APP sinc and Video archiving Web Managed Resources –Phisical Rooms –Virtual Rooms (MCU) –Control? AAA Usage Metrics (On-line reporting)
15 Conclusion Technical Organization Member of: –TERENA – National Representative –RIPE – Local Internet Registry –DANTE – National Representative –IPv6 Forum – Member –EURO-IX – Foundation Member Extensive Know-how (WAN, Multicast, IPv6, WiFi, CERT, Broadband Services)