January 25th, 1999
Tele-Immersion is the combination of collaborative virtual reality and audio / video teleconferencing. With a new generation of high-speed international networks and high-end virtual reality devices spread around the world, effective trans-oceanic tele-immersive collaboration is now possible. But in order to make these shared virtual environments more convenient workspaces, a new generation of desktop display technology is needed.
Johnson, A., Leigh, J., DeFanti, T., Sandin, D., Brown, M., Dawe, G., Next-Generation Tele-Immersive Devices for Desktop Trans-Oceanic Collaboration, Proceedings of IS&T / SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing ’99, San Jose, CA, pp. 1420-1429, January 25th, 1999. http://www.evl.uic.edu/aej/spie2/spie.html