Apple and video (fwd)

EST
Mon, 5 Dec 1994 11:34:46 -0500


Hi ---

I got this from my Apple rep. Thought it might be interesting to some/all
of you:

Forwarded message:
>From FRANCOLINO1@AppleLink.Apple.COM Mon Dec 5 11:22:11 1994
>Date: 05 Dec 94 16:09 GMT
>Subject: Apple and video
>
>Hello Everyone
>
>Thought you might be interested in this!
>
>Don
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>o Avistar & Apple Team up for Video Collaboration - FYI
>
>Apple and Avistar Systems L.P. have teamed up to deliver Avistar's
>Collaboration solution which provides point-to-point and multi-point desktop
>video conferencing and software collaboration. This solution is far superior
>and more cost-effective than current offerings.
>
>Avistar offers a cross platform hardware and software solution optimized for
>the Power Macintosh platform that is significantly less expensive than the
>Windows/Intel environment.
>
>Avistar will highlight the Apple solution at product rollout events in 4 major
>cities during the month of December. Apple representative and resellers are
>invited to attend. Please RSVP to Avistar at 1-800-568-2847. The dates and
>locations are:
>
> December 6th, New York City (New York Hilton)
> December 8th, San Francisco (Hyatt Regency, Burlingame)
> December 13th, Dallas (The Grand Kampinski)
> December 15th, Chicago (Riverway, Rosemont)
>
>Key Avistar/Apple Selling Features:
> - Continual Presence: Multi-point Video Conferencing and Software
> Collaboration
> - Cross Platform Support: Macintosh, PCs & UNIX workstations
> - Natural Interface: Easier than using a telephone
> - Client/Server Architecture: Network integration of Email/Fax, Video
> Server, Codec(s)...
> - High Quality Video: Fully sustained 30 fps transfer rate
> - Seamless integration with industry leading products
> - Scalable to hundreds of users: Does not bury your data LAN
> - Affordability: Modest incremental cost per user
>
>Avistar's initial chosen vertical markets are: Financial Services;
>Manufacturing/Concurrent Engineering; Hospitals; Professional Services; and
>Education/Research Integration.
>
>For further details on these events, Apple employees can contact Pat DICKENS2
>or Avistar's Business Development Director Jim Hughes at 415-617-8560.
>
>Note: All product specifications and descriptions were supplied by Avistar.
>Apple assumes no responsibility with regard to the selection, performance, or
>use of this product. All understandings, agreements, or warranties, if any,
>take place directly between Avistar and the prospective users."
>

Qapla',

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