Re: Announcing Project BillVision (6/11/95)

John D. Lauer (
Tue, 6 Jun 1995 23:07:58 -0400

If you want, you can post this event to the "CU-SeeMe Event Guide". Go to to see what I'm talking
about. Lots of people should see it there.

At 09:12 PM 6/6/95 EDT, John S. Erickson wrote:
>On Sunday, June 11, 1995 (10AM EDT) President Bill Clinton will
>be the Commencement Speaker at Dartmouth's graduation exercises.
>The object of PROJECT BILLVISION is to broadcast President
>Clinton's speech LIVE on the Internet using Cornell's CU-SeeMe
>desktop videoconferencing software. You can join in the fun!
>For more info, including CU-SeeMe downloading info:
>The Office of Instructional Services at Dartmouth will be
>providing multi-camera coverage of President Clinton's speech
>and will supply a LIVE FEED to various campus buildings and
>local cable. PROJECT BILLVISION, based at the Thayer School
>of Engineering, will separate video & audio, feeding both into
>a Macintosh Quadra 840AV running CU-SeeMe. At Dartmouth's
>Kiewit Computation Center a high-end server running the CU-SeeMe
>reflector will receive this transmission and rebroadcast the
>packets to all connected clients.
>We have over 15 reflectors set up worldwide to MIRROR the
>Dartmouth transmission. Those reflectors connected as mirrors
>will receive packets from Dartmouth and rebroadcast to the
>viewer. To help viewers find the various mirrors, we have
>created a custom BillVision Nicknames file...
>...which you put into your preferences folder before starting
>Please join us!
>______________John Erickson_______________
>Interactive Media Lab Dartmouth Med School
>Hanover, NH 03755 VOICE: 603-650-1821
> FAX: 603-650-1164