Video conferencing helps schools bring learning to life in the classroom

  In This Issue: Focus on Video Conferencing

LIVESTREAMING: Students Watch and Learn
DESKTOPS: Conferencing Boosts Collaboration
BANDWIDTH: 5 Tips to Support Video Traffic
REVIEW: Polycom Telepresence m100

December 2011  

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Video Conferencing Expands Horizons
Massapequa Union Free School District's rollout opens up a world of experiences for students

Polycom HDX7000 systems engage students of the New York district by linking them to live events such as a pathology procedure or a discussion with an astronaut.

Tech Trends  

Video Conferencing Encourages Collaboration
School districts deploy desktop video conferencing to increase interaction

K–12 IT leaders opt for desktop video conferencing software and webcams to foster professional development, share lessons from afar and even take students on virtual field trips.

Tech Tips  

Optimizing Video Conferencing
Try these five strategies for delivering high-quality video traffic

Extending video conferencing to the desktop creates unpredictable traffic flows, but you can take steps to maximize available bandwidth while minimizing network costs.

Product Review  

Polycom Telepresence m100
Software works with most desktop and notebook PCs

Polycom's web-based video conferencing package makes it easy for roving and remote users to join a meeting. Telepresence m100 integrates with standards-based conferencing systems.


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Tech Watch

Video Conferencing Offers Cost Savings: Schools use the technology for virtual field trips and distance learning.

Reference Guide

Unified Communications and Collaboration: Connecting staff and resources for greater organizational efficiency.

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