Multimedia European Research Conferencing Integration
Events and publicity
Publicity for the MERCI project
The great interest shown by researchers and the media in the
MICE project is reflected in that project's
repository of images and descriptions.
This interest continues for MERCI.
Here is a list of MERCI publicity items including events, demonstrations,
video recordings and press articles. Where relevant there are references
to archive images, video and sound.
- The MERCI network
- The network used for the Mbone contacts between partners and others.
The high-speed Mbone is based on the
- Typical MERCI events
- These include meetings, seminars and workshops.
- Events in which MERCI has participated
- Mainly demonstrations and conferences.
- Publicity material
- Printed materials and PowerPoint slides of presentations
The following screen image is an example of the use of MERCI tools for
a regular weekly conference by project.
A typical conference
File size 139 KB
The Globecom'96 Mini-conference, London, November 1996
This event was multicast to the MBONE by the
MERCI team at UCL.
March 1996 : CeBIT96
The screen image recorded at UCL - 19 March 1996.......159 KB
team members multicast the Keynote address by Sir Iain Vallance, Chairman BT, and the proceedings of the 2 day Global Internet '96 miniconference.
The following selection of jpeg images are photographs of workstation screens.
April 1997 : COST237 Euroseminar
A talk given by Jon Crowcroft over the Mbone entitled The
Future of Multicast, RSVP and Integrated Services in the Internet.
The screen image recorded at UCL - 25 April 1997.......72 KB
April 1997 : MERCI Seminar
This seminar, entitled
COVISE: Collaborative Visualization and Simulation Environment,
was given by Andreas Wierse.
The screen image recorded at UCL - 30 April 1997.......112 KB
June 1997 : MERCI Seminar
This Cray programming course was given from RUS.
The audio window recorded at UCL - 5 June 1997.......31 KB
Typical slide recorded at UCL - 5 June 1997.......102 KB
Cray design slide recorded at UCL - 5 June 1997.......125 KB
RUS publication (FrameMaker 4 and PostScript) : A general, two-sided
handout published by RUS early in the Project.
- UCL publication : A handout produced for general distribution.
It includes references to the new tools released or under development by
the project -
and a progress report.
It is available as RTF and