Multimedia Conferencing. Furht, B., editor In Encyclopedia of Multimedia, pages 502–503. Springer US, 2008. 00000
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DefinitionMultimedia Conferencing [1] is one of the main building blocks of collaborative multimedia computing today.It has been repeatedly hailed as on the brink of ubiquity and as a panacea for communications in distributed teams. In this article, we use the term “multimedia conferencing” instead of videoconferencing because the systems discussed in this section integrate multiple media formats into one system, not just video. The multimedia conferencing market is believed to be one of the key markets within the multimedia market segment. Recent developments in multimedia systems and networking technology show that using desktop multimedia conferencing for group decision-making on WANs such as the Internet is feasible. Researchers have often discussed the failure of video to support interpersonal communication.The merging of workstation technology and real-time computer conferencing has had a significant impact on CSCW and group decision-making and lead to the term “desktop ...
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	title = {Multimedia {Conferencing}},
	copyright = {©2008 Springer-Verlag},
	isbn = {978-0-387-74724-8 978-0-387-78414-4},
	url = {http://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-0-387-78414-4_128},
	abstract = {DefinitionMultimedia Conferencing [1] is one of the main building blocks of collaborative multimedia computing today.It has been repeatedly hailed as on the brink of ubiquity and as a panacea for communications in distributed teams. In this article, we use the term “multimedia conferencing” instead of videoconferencing because the systems discussed in this section integrate multiple media formats into one system, not just video. The multimedia conferencing market is believed to be one of the key markets within the multimedia market segment. Recent developments in multimedia systems and networking technology show that using desktop multimedia conferencing for group decision-making on WANs such as the Internet is feasible. Researchers have often discussed the failure of video to support interpersonal communication.The merging of workstation technology and real-time computer conferencing has had a significant impact on CSCW and group decision-making and lead to the term “desktop ...},
	language = {en},
	urldate = {2016-05-03},
	booktitle = {Encyclopedia of {Multimedia}},
	publisher = {Springer US},
	editor = {Furht, Borko},
	year = {2008},
	note = {00000},
	pages = {502--503}
}
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