Videoconferencing equipment - types and options

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In its most basic form, a videoconference involves transmission of the images and the voices of the participants to a remote site. Optional sources include still images and/or moving sequences from a video recorder, DVD or a PC. The basic conference requires:

  • A television camera to capture images of the participants
  • A microphone to pick up their speech
  • A means of transferring this sound and vision information to the remote location