Re: Roving CU-SeeMe TV Studio?

Bob Elliott (eti@starbase.neosoft.com)
Thu, 23 Mar 1995 21:44:35 -0500


At 10:35 PM 3/23/95 -0500, Eduardo Kac wrote:
>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?
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>Eduardo Kac
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>>Question:
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>>A battery-operated laptop Mac w/ a wireless modem, CuSeeMe and a mike:
>>wouldn't this constitute a portable mini-tv studio?
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>>Has anyone done this?
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>>David Winet
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>______________________________________________________________________
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>Eduardo Kac Eduardo Kac
>Assistant Professor of New Media Home: 770 Spring Meadow Dr.
>University of Kentucky, Dept. of Art Lexington, KY 40504 USA
>College of Fine Arts Phone/Fax (Home): (606) 277-9540
>207 Fine Arts Bldg. Phone (Studio): (606) 257-6055
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>Lexington, KY 40506-0022 Fax (Studio-manual): (606) 257-6055
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>Dept. of Art Phone: (606) 257-8151 Videophone (Studio): (606) 257-6055
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>Dept. of Art Fax: (606) 257-3042 E-mail: ekac1@pop.uky.edu
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>Eduardo Kac
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>WORLD WIDE WEB REFERENCES
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>Text information on Eduardo Kac's solo exhibition Dialogues, October 1994.
>* URL: http://www-mitpress.mit.edu/LEA/Back_Issues/lea2-12.txt
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>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
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>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
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>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
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>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
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>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
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>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
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Yes, you can get 14.4 kbit/s using a Laptop & Cell Phone, you got'a
relearn the basics though and remember that Motorola's not the
only game in town.

cheers,
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Bob Elliott Ph/Fx +1.713.495.6116 E-Mail:eti@starbase.NeoSoft.com
"Oh, Mr. T, how will we ever get out of here, if we can't just retrace our
steps" - Achilles