Videoconferencing Notes

Multipoint Control Unit (MCU):
   mcu.cba.mit.edu
   18.85.8.46
   Fab Lab videoconference

IP protocol:
   H.323

preferred video codec:
   H.264 (MPEG-4)

hardware client:
   Polycom V500 (~$1.4k)
   includes camera and full-duplex speakerphone

software client:
   Polycom PVX (~$100)
   Ekiga (GPL)
   NetMeeting (Windows)

remote desktop:
   TightVNC

video streaming:
   http://mcu.cba.mit.edu/
   Conference ID: 1 for the Fab Lab videoconference