Videoconferencing at Picturetel
This slick, professional, but friendly site introduces you to the real world of commercial video conferencing. Stacked with info, links, products, services and systems, if your company wants to get with the future of communications, picturetel has done your homework for you.
Verdict: They been at it since 1984, they got it happpenin'
Funky Rating: ****
CuSeeMe - Links
Ignore the dull design, here is your doorway to excitement. A long list of reflectors to try will get you splashing yourself across the globe in no time. Check the reflector etiquette brief, after all, this is a mighty fine service and deserves respect, not that you'll respect yourself much once you get on line and start ripping your gear off and gyrating in front complete strangers.
Verdict: More reflectors than Quadrophenia's motorbikes.
Funky Rating: ***
What is a video-phone? What can it do? What can I do with it? Questions, questions, questions. The ICU is a connecting point to personal and professional CU-SeeMe sites that may give you all the answers. Both general and adult-oriented sites are listed as well as hints and tips on how to get up and viewing. Check out the 'Others' experiences' page to see what you could be in for.
Verdict: Worth a visit if only for the screen shots.
Funky Rating: ***
Four -11 Directory Services
All the high-tech computer cameras in the world won't help you if all you do is end up looking at yourself. So, who can you call? Let the Four - 11 Directory come to your aid. As well as an extensive list of Cu-SeeMe , Connectix Videophone, Netscape CoolTalk, VDO Phone, NetSpeak WebPhone, Intel Internet Phone users, this slick site also covers Email and telephone directories. The good news is it covers most countries. The bad new is... there is no bad news. Just click on the name to hook up to the user. Haven't got the software? You can get it from here as well.
Verdict: Bookmark it but don't tell Telstra!
Funky Rating: *****