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Interconnection of ATM Networks via Satellite Links for Multimedia Teleconferencing

  • Three emerging technologies are combined in a setup that has been installed and tested at GMD - the German National Research Center for Information Technology: 1. Multimedia Telecooperation Applications; 2. ATM-based high-speed networks; 3. Satellite links. The results are promising: After some initial problems, the complete scenario is up and running, allowing the interconnection of local high-speed infrastructures in rural areas to a core network via satellite. This paper describes the R&D background and state- of-the-art that led us to this approach. It then describes the communication infrastructure and the application infra- structure of the setup, the problems we had and the solu- tions we found. Finally, our experiences are summarized, and an outlook is made for future implementations.

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Document Type:Conference Object
Language:English
Parent Title (English):Proceedings of ICECS ‘95. Amman, Jordan, 17-21 December 1995
Publication year:1995
Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC):000 Informatik, Informationswissenschaft, allgemeine Werke / 000 Informatik, Wissen, Systeme / 004 Datenverarbeitung; Informatik
Entry in this database:2015/11/11