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Live from Pittsburgh to Abu Dhabi: First International TelePresence Session via NLR

PITTSBURGH, April 16, 2009 - On April 14, National LambdaRail (NLR) announced successful completion of the world's first international TelePresence session over research and education networks. NLR and ANKABUT, a science initiative of the United Arab Emirates, demonstrated the Cisco Systems technology with a live demonstration between PSC and the campus of Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research in Abu Dhabi.

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PSC network engineer Steve Cunningham (left in photo) was "in the room" in Abu Dhabi via TelePresence.

 

In the News:
National LambdaRail - Press Release

PSC and NLR demonstrate multi-point TelePresence: http://nlrnews.blogspot.com/2009/05/nlr-rolls-out-multi-point-telepresence.html