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SIMnet: An Internet-Based Video Conferencing System Supporting Metrology

Published

Author(s)

William E. Anderson, Nile M. Oldham, Mark E. Parker

Abstract

SIMnet is a computer network implemented in 1999 to facilitate international comparisons, and foster collaborations between national metrology laboratories in the Americas. The system employs standard hardware and a special network server to allow audio, video, and data exchange between multiple participants.
Proceedings Title
Proc. 2000 National Conference of Standards Laboratories Workshop and Symposium (NCSL)
Conference Dates
July 16-20, 2000
Conference Location
Toronto, 1, CA

Keywords

interamerican metrology system, internet, network SIM, SIMnet, videoconferencing

Citation

Anderson, W. , Oldham, N. and Parker, M. (2000), SIMnet: An Internet-Based Video Conferencing System Supporting Metrology, Proc. 2000 National Conference of Standards Laboratories Workshop and Symposium (NCSL), Toronto, 1, CA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=20105 (Accessed April 15, 2024)
Created June 30, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021