Friday Noon Lecture Series: Spring 1994
Impact of New Information Resources: Multimedia and Networks


Video Jukeboxes for Distance Learning:
The Pacifica Public Schools Project

Terry Kero
Director, Luna Imaging

The speaker described a project to connect the eight elementary schools in Pacifica with an external video server for a multi-year distance-learning field trial. Each of these K-5 schools will be able to retrieve and play educational videotapes via fiber optic cables from a video library residing in Sprint's Burlingame Laboratory. The trial project, sponsored by Sprint, will include the use of SONET, ATM, video servers, video compression, video set-top and video-on-demand application software technologies.

Terry Kero is the Director of Sprint's Advanced Technology Laboratories located in Burlingame. Kero graduated from Georgia Tech with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He is also the general chairman for the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Globecom `94 conference to be held in San Francisco November 1994.

Friday February 4
145 Dwinelle
12:10-1:00

co-sponsored by the School of Library and Information Studies and the School of Journalism

See a brief video clip of this lecture.

Information on where to get a videotaped copy of this lecture.
VIDEO CALL NUMBER = Lis 296A v/c 10


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