Monthly Archives: September 2009

SSDN Team Reunion – SLF09

Above photo taken as I walked from the hotel to the meal venue –featuring the Squinty bridge as it is locally known. The night before the Scottish Learning Festival and I was able to attend a reunion event for the … Continue reading

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New addition

Today we took a big step regarding our love of camping 😉 We have enjoyed our trailer tent and have had our annual summer holiday in Keswick under canvas for the last 20 years or so! But after a particularly … Continue reading

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Cisco Telepresence – the facts

Further to my last post which is about the impact of HD TV on the network – see below a video which is about Cisco’s Telepresence which provides an transformational improvement on traditional Video Conferencing. I have had the … Continue reading

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HD Video for Education

Becta have made some information about HD Video and its implications for network load etc… See the following link This states that HD video requires about 1Gbps to transmit HD Video uncompressed in real time. There are of course … Continue reading

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The Global Growth of Broadband

It seems that Africa is now connected to the Global Broadband network via a sub sea fibre optic cable – this lead to the BBC publishing a model which makes interesting viewing. It shows how the Internet had evolved since … Continue reading

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