Videoconferencing Resources

Videoconferencing Test Sites
This site lists a number of sites that provide equipment available for testing. Most sites are H.323, as it is the most widely used protocol for videoconferencing, though there are some SIP sites also listed.
Videoconferencing Cookbook
Published by ViDe and is widely used as a resource for getting started in video conferencing.
Videoconferencing History
A history of videoconferencing, starting from the Picturephone in 1956 to the development of most advanced video codec today: H.264.
Video Middleware Cookbook
Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), this project focuses on scalability, security, and management issues related to videoconferencing.
Conferencing Scenarios
This document describes the various kinds of conferencing scenarios that are commonly used.