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Nov 03

4G/LTE Videoconferencing

Cellular

I’ve successfully tested videoconferencing over 4G/LTE Cellular, and it works! Quite well actually. This capability would give us the ability to run a videoconference from a school that has very low bandwidth at the moment, BUT has good cellular capability. I won’t be going to each site in SD73 to test this, but it is …

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Jun 11

DWIT conference Nov. 20/21

This is a call out to anyone that would be interested in doing a short talk over VC technology with a large group of kids; ranging in the 8-10 grade level. This conference focuses on technology as a possible career. The speaker(s) I am looking for, have to be interesting to this age group, and …

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Jun 11

New Aver systems are in!

2 new HD Aver videoconferencing systems have arrived in our district pool of reserves. This equipment is slated for use in Elementary schools only for the time being. While they are great little machines, they wouldn’t be able to accept all the video/audio connections we use in our daily classes. That said, they are ideal …

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Jun 11

Forensic Autopsy at NKSS on May 22

I’ve been in this industry for quite some time, and was surprised to find a topic being broadcast to NKSS that was…. different! A “live” forensic autopsy of a cadaver from St. Louis University was broadcast to a group of Biology 12 students. The presenter was very engaging and made the entire session interesting for …

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Oct 16

Elementary VC

FYI, to all VC savvy elementary teachers, librarians, administrators. I am accepting VC reservations for elementary schools, but will not be able to deliver/setup VC systems until the 1st week of October. So, PLEASE do not book any conferences for the month of September. It is too chaotic at this time of year to be …

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Sep 20

Rural High Schools Mobile Systems

Shortly, all rural high schools will have a second VC system. Plans are in place to supply a mobile setup for the high schools, consisting of a Sony VC system; Large LCD Display, and Smartboard. This will allow rural high schools to offer 2 VC courses at the same time… from the same location. Eg. …

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Sep 16

2011/2012 School Startup

Another school year has started off successfully, and the technology keeps coming. Videoconferencing is continuing to grow, and more and more systems will be trickling into schools as time goes on. Rural high schools will be getting a second system to add to their arsenal this year, allowing more than 1 rural VC course to …

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