Video Distribution Via Campus IP Network @MIT

Joint meeting with the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers New England Section and the Boston AES.   Free to members and non-members! STUDENTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME !

DATE:  Wednesday, March 20, 2013

TIME:  Light Refreshments provided at 6:30 PM. Presentations start promptly at 7:05 PM

LOCATION: 304 Vassar St. Cambridge, MA 02139.  MIT Building W92, directly across the street from the Entrance to the Hyatt Hotel on Memorial Drive. (North side of Charles River)

MEETING SYNOPSIS:

Faced with an aging broadband coaxial CATV infrastructure, MIT is leveraging it’s campus-wide IP network to carry video into a widely-distributed group of academic buildings, administrative and faculty offices as well as student residences.

Now on a second generation of video distribution, a partnership with Comcast is helping MIT move forward with high quality  VIDEO CONTENT DELIVERY to desktop and laptop computers, campus wide.

MIT Engineer Chris Murphy and Senior Engineer Ron Hoffmann and Jonathan Ward of the Information Services & Technology Department at MIT will provide a thorough technology overview and demonstrate various aspects of the new campus system.

 

PARKING:   Street parking along Vassar Street and plenty of spots on Audrey Street (on the rear side of W92).  For a map, please click this link: http://whereis.mit.edu/?go=W92

For more information on the MARCH 20th meeting contact PAUL BECK: paul_beck@emerson.edu

 

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