Two companies that cater to the education market have added video conferencing services to their own programs. Both 2tor and ProctorU have integrated video into their offerings through the TokBox application programming interface.
The University of Chicago is running a new delivery system to broadcast video over its network to most buildings on campus and to support real-time broadcast of campus events.
Systems Alliance, an IT consulting company that sells SiteExecutive, a content management system used in higher education, recently released a hosted online video service.
Kaltura, a company that develops open source products for creating and managing video on Web sites, has published a Blackboard Building Block that allows users to integrate video into their Blackboard Learn environments.
Microsoft last week acknowledged that the VC-1 video codec has limited performance on multicore systems running Windows 7.
Ball State University in Muncie, IN has enhanced its broadcasting capabilities with the addition of new virtual studio installation.
Collaborative technologies like video and telepresence aren't just changing they way people work, learn, and communicate. They're also having an enormous impact on networks and will, in the near future, force radical changes in architecture, according to Cisco's Marthin de Beer, who delivered the opening keynote address at the InfoComm 2010 conference Tuesday in Las Vegas.