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Videoconferencing information

"Bridging the Distance: Implementing Videoconferencing in Wisconsin" PDF

"Bridging the Distance: Resource Directory of Wisconsin Videoconferencing Contacts" PDF

Links referenced in the manual (external links):

Additional resources

Multipoint, gateway and support service provided by ICS
Teleconference Support Services (external link) provided by the University of Wisconsin-Extension for all State agencies, include multipoint videoconferencing and interconnection between videoconference facilities using different communication networks. Support desk, site testing, training, WisLine audio and Web conferencing are also available.

Network providers (external links)
Internet protocol networks:

ISDN digital telephone circuits:

Videoconference equipment contracts
State of Wisconsin VendorNet (external link) contract provides for a single unit; e.g., Polycom, etc. for either video over IP or video over dial up (ISDN)  This equipment can be used for courtroom proceedings. It is also used for meetings and distance education.

Videoconference system integration into a classroom/courtroom (external link): "Distance Learning Audio and Video Equipment, Installation, Maintenance and Training" Use this contract if you are integrating a videoconference system into a court room or training center.

Technical information
IP Video Technical Information (external link) with everything you need to prepare your local area network for videoconferencing, information about codecs, glossaries and tutorials. Provided by Instructional Communications Systems, University of Wisconsin.

Glossary: VC Alberta (external link)

Please e-mail comments, questions, and updates to the Videoconferencing Guide to Ann Olson in the Office of Court Operations at or (608) 261-7550.

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