MICE National Support Centre
1994 - 1998
Events and publicity
MICE NSC Events
May 16 - September 5, 1995 : The Hamming lecture series
This series was originally multicast by the Naval Postgraduate
School, Monterey, California between March 28 and June 9, 1995.
Don Brutzman and Tracey Emswiler were responsible for the original
transmissions and provided the tapes used for the retransmission to
Europe at an earlier time of day by the MICE NSC England.
The screen image recorded at UCL - 16 May 1995 (115 KB)
At a future date this series will be made available on-line at
the Naval Postgraduate School.
July, 1995 : multicast of Stormy Waters by the MICE-NSC Scotland
Stormy Waters was an
international artistic collaboration. Digital artists from five
continents sent images via the Internet to the event site on the
River Clyde at Glasgow, where they were
incorporated into a live arts show which included music and dance
(even the shipyard cranes danced). The performance was watched by
3000 people on site and the live performance was multicast around the
world on the Mbone by the MICE-NSC Scotland.
July 24-27th, 1995 : demonstration by the Welsh NSC at the Royal Welsh Show,
The MICE NSC Wales was invited to demonstrate at the Royal Welsh Show,
the largest agricultural show in the UK, with an attendance of
approximately a quarter of a million people over 4 days. The show is
one of the principle social and cultural events of the Welsh calendar.
View from UCL (189 KB)
December 5, 1995 : UKERNA demonstration for Robin Squire MP
This demonstration was mounted for Robin Squire, Parliamentary
Under-Secretary of State at the Department of Education and Employment,
on his visit to UKERNA. MICE NSCs in England and Scotland participated.
View from UCL (155 KB)
February 16, 1996 : Remote lecture to the HP Distance Learning Initiative workshop at UCL
A lecture was delivered by Peter Feil of the NSC Germany, University of
Stuttgart, to the remote lecure room at UCL.
View from UCL (110 KB)
May 21, 1996 : Distributed Gigabit Networking Colloquium at Manchester and UCL
A colloquium was held by the IEE with local audiences at Manchester and
at UCL. Speakers were from both sites which were linked by a 2Mb ATM
View from UCL (142 KB)
Other typical Mbone events
The following screen images are examples of actual use of Mbone tools
for conferencing by MICE and various related projects.
MICE - typical conference.......139 KB
MICE - an early intercontinental conference.......230 KB
DIMAGIO - medical demonstration.......125 KB
ReLaTe - language teaching........77 KB
Last updated November 1999