Videoconferencing Research and Activities

ViDe - Development Initiative
The Video Development Initiative (ViDe) promotes the deployment of digital video in research and higher education. Leveraging collective resources and expertise, ViDe advances digital video deployment through promotion and development of interoperable, standardized, and cost-effective technologies.
Internet2 Video Middleware
Internet2's Video Middleware (VidMid-VC) working group explores issues of directory services, security, federated identity management and other middleware 'glue' in support of video conferencing.
The Megaconference is an annual event sponsored by Internet2 to host the 'world's larget multipoint videoconference.' It brings together hundreds of individuals from around the world to share their experiences with the technology. This festive event is also used as a testbed and interoperability event for commercial video conferencing solutions.