News from the 1999 UUNET Symposium:
(note: 'UUNET' recently has changed to 'MCI-Worldcom Germany')
"VoIP" = voice over IP (= internet telephony)
"UUtv" : streamed video (MPEG3+ compression standard) over IP
Two servers (e.g. from Nokia) are needed on the broadcasting side:
one for compressing the video signal, the other one for serving
requests from INTRANET/Internet.
Receiving client is a standard PC/workstation
with the new media player from Internet-Explorer 5.0 (a 56k+ internet connection is recommended).
The streamed video can be downloaded live or at any time later as far
as diskspace/webspace is provided.
Trends becoming apparent from the
UUNET Symposium on September-30-1998
security cards (credit card size) for dynamic number-passwords.
The number is changed every 60 seconds by card and server -
an individual PIN code can be added to the algorithm by the user in an
2 manufacturers on the market by now:
a) CRYPTOCard Corporation U.S.A. - german distributor ComCad.
b) Security Dynamics Technologies Offenbach
TFT color displays (e.g. by Compaq) as standard PC-display in the future
Dual Pentium II (TM) architecture for mid-range and high-end servers.
virtual servers or plug-in server modules (e.g. provided by Nokia)
installed in the UUNET-building ('HOSTING') can be used for interactive websites
this page has been updated on May-03-2002