The Argonne Voyager multimedia server

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With the growing presence of multimedia-enabled systems, one will see an integration of collaborative computing concepts into the everyday environments of future scientific and technical workplaces. Desktop teleconferencing is in common use today, while more complex desktop teleconferencing technology that relies on the availability of multipoint (greater than two nodes) enabled tools is now starting to become available on PCs. A critical problem when using these collaboration tools is the inability to easily archive multistream, multipoint meetings and make the content available to others. Ideally one would like the ability to capture, record, playback, index, annotate and distribute multimedia stream ... continued below

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Disz, T.; Judson, I.; Olson, R. & Stevens, R. July 1, 1997.

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With the growing presence of multimedia-enabled systems, one will see an integration of collaborative computing concepts into the everyday environments of future scientific and technical workplaces. Desktop teleconferencing is in common use today, while more complex desktop teleconferencing technology that relies on the availability of multipoint (greater than two nodes) enabled tools is now starting to become available on PCs. A critical problem when using these collaboration tools is the inability to easily archive multistream, multipoint meetings and make the content available to others. Ideally one would like the ability to capture, record, playback, index, annotate and distribute multimedia stream data as easily as one currently handles text or still image data. While the ultimate goal is still some years away, the Argonne Voyager project is aimed at exploring and developing media server technology needed to provide a flexible virtual multipoint recording/playback capability. In this article the authors describe the motivating requirements, architecture implementation, operation, performance, and related work.

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OSTI as DE97007386

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  • 6. IEEE international symposium on high peformance distributed computing, Portland, OR (United States), 5-8 Aug 1997

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  • Other: DE97007386
  • Report No.: ANL/MCS-P--653-0397
  • Report No.: CONF-970835--2
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 505391
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc694406

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Disz, T.; Judson, I.; Olson, R. & Stevens, R. The Argonne Voyager multimedia server, article, July 1, 1997; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc694406/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.