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Collaborative Computing

Compression Techniques

CTI (Computer-Telephony Integration)

Data Broadcasting


G Series ITU Recommendations


H Series ITU Recommendations

H.323 Multimedia Conferencing Standard


Instant Messaging

Internet Telephony

Intranets and Extranets

IRC (Internet Relay Chat)

Isochronous Services


MGCP (Media Gateway Control Protocol)



PBX (Private Branch Exchange)

Peer-to-Peer Communications

PINT (PSTN and Internet Interworking)

Prioritization of Network Traffic

QoS (Quality of Service)

RTP (Real-time Transport Protocol)

RTSP (Real-Time Streaming Protocol)

SAP (Session Announcement Protocol)

SDP (Session Description Protocol)

Signaling for Call Control

SIP (Session Initiation Protocol)


SPIRITS (Service in the PSTN/IN Requesting InTernet Service)

T Series ITU Recommendations

Telecommunications and Telephone Systems


Voice over IP (VoIP)

Voice/Data Networks


Whiteboard Applications

Web Links
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IETF Working Group: Multiparty Multimedia Session Control (mmusic)

IETF Working Group: Audio/Video Transport (avt)

IETF Working Group: Session Initiation Protocol (sip)

OII (Open Information Interchange) Electronic Conferencing Standards

IMTC (International Multimedia Teleconferencing Consortium)

Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance

Conferencing Software for the Web by David R. Woolley (probably one of the best link pages available on this topic)

CUSeeMe Networks (merged with First Virtual Communications) or

H.323 Tutorial at Web ProForums

Internet Conferencing page at

Digital Horizon's Desktop Video Conferencing Guide

Adriana Fourcher's site

GVC Net Multimedia Communications (see Conferencing section)

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