Streaming simply is not (yet) a viable alternative to analog closed or
open-circuit broadcasting...no matter what the video wonks try to pitch
you. It's possible that intranet delivery of uncompressed video or MPEG II
files might work, but there are severe limits to these solutions in terms
of access and storage requirements (not to mention ease of access)
At 03:33 PM 11/17/1999 -0800, you wrote:
>We're fed up with our malfunctioning, two-year-old closed broadcasting
>our college. I'm going tomorrow to hear the benefits of video-streaming,
>view to taking a different direction in video delivery.
>Can anyone suggest what I should be looking for as the various vendors
>demonstrate their wares?
>Has anyone heard if there will be a major "streaming" supplier with
>videos on demand?
> Stephen Davies
> Classroom Services coordinator
> Mount Royal College, Calgary
Media Resources Center
UC Berkeley 94720-6000
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