Overview of Visual Telecommunication Activities in Japan

Takahiko KAMAE  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E75-B   No.5   pp.313-318
Publication Date: 1992/05/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Issue on Video Coding and Its Applications)
video conferencing,  video telephone,  video coding,  visual telephone,  networkcasting,  Vl&P,  

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The states-of-the-art in visual communication in Japan are described. First the status of networks, which is a basis for offering visual communication service, is outlined. Visual communication service being developed on the basis of ISDN is described. The future service can be represented by NTT's service vision VI&P. Visual communication technologies and services being studied are surveyed.