Re: Roving CU-SeeMe TV Studio?

Eduardo Kac (ekac1@service1.uky.edu)
Thu, 23 Mar 1995 22:35:01 -0500


Yes, it would. I did it with a 520 powerbook, a QuickCam, and a Motorola
cellular phone with a modem adaptor. It is great. The problem is that the
conection kept dropping all the time. Has anybody sustained a connection
for a long time?

Eduardo Kac

>Question:
>
>A battery-operated laptop Mac w/ a wireless modem, CuSeeMe and a mike:
>wouldn't this constitute a portable mini-tv studio?
>
>Has anyone done this?
>
>David Winet

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WORLD WIDE WEB REFERENCES

Text information on Eduardo Kac's solo exhibition Dialogues, October 1994.
* URL: http://www-mitpress.mit.edu/LEA/Back_Issues/lea2-12.txt

Verbal and visual documentation about the networked telepresence
installation Ornitorrinco in Eden, realized on the Internet on October 23,
1994.
* URL: http://www.uky.edu/Artsource/kac/kac.html

Storms, 1993 - A hypertext piece based on the sefirotic tree of the Kabbalah.
* FTP: convex.cc.uky.edu (pub/artsource/storms)
* URL: ftp://convex.cc.uky.edu/pub/artsource/experimental.html
* FTP: mitpress.mit.edu (pub/Leonardo/Leonardo-Elec-Almanac/Gallery)
* URL: http://www-mitpress.mit.edu/LEA/Gallery

Accident, 1994 - Language is born and dies in this looped digital video.
* FTP: convex.cc.uky.edu (pub/artsource/accident)
* URL: ftp://convex.cc.uky.edu/pub/artsource/experimental.html

Insect.Desperto, 1995 - Verbal fireflies vanish between Portuguese and English.
* FTP: convex.cc.uky.edu (pub/artsource/incoming/Insect.Desperto)
* URL: http://www.uky.edu/Artsource/whatsnew.html

Fragments of Kac's essay "Aspects of the Aesthetics of Telecommunications",
originally published in Siggraph Visual Proceedings '92, John Grimes and
Gray Lorig, editors, ACM, New York, 1992, pp. 47-57.
* URL: http://www.artcom.de:80/Videoweb/transconference/people/kac/kac.html

Chronology and bibliography on Brazilian technological art (in progress).
* URL: http://www-mitpress.mit.edu/Leonardo/brazilwindow.html
* URL: http://www-mitpress.mit.edu/Leonardo/PLAZAbrazilwindow.html

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Siggraph '95 info and call for participation.
* URL: http://siggraph.org/conferences/siggraph95/siggraph95.html