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Tele-Engineering

telecomunications

CHALLENGE

Engineering researchers working to uncover engineering secrets behind historic ancient Inka Road in high Andes Mountains of Peru wanted to share their findings in real-time, interactive environment with visitors at the Smithsonian.

NEWCOM SOLUTION

Turnkey mobile communications solution via satellite that could be transported via burros over the rugged mountain terrain in Peru. Solution incorporated collaborative VideoMeetings service that enabled various researchers to present findings via video cast and interactive white board/PPT presentations.

SPECIFIC APPLICATIONS

VideoMeetings, iDirect, Equipment, Engineering Support

RESULT

Interactive video casts unfolded live at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in July 2011 — enabling hundreds of museum visitors to interact with researchers as they uncovered engineering secrets behind the ancient Inka road and bridge system .