WALLINGFORD, Conn. Ė February 13, 2007 Ė VBrick Systems, Inc., the world leader in digital video systems and solutions, today announced that the Marine Science Institute (MSI) is using VBrick Systems to provide live video streaming for its Virtual Voyage distance learning program. The new Virtual Voyage enables students to participate in MSIís
Since 1970, MSIís engaging educational programs have been providing students with unique insights into the
The Virtual Voyage is an interactive, 45-minute webcast that is streamed live using a wireless broadband connection. MSI instructors on the ship provide entertaining and educational insight to remote viewers. Program stations include fish and invertebrate education and identification; a session that examines the role of salinity and other sea water properties; and a plankton lab exercise that provides a microscopic view of ocean activity. Using fish keys that teachers download from the MSI website, students identify fish during the Virtual Voyage, as well ask and answer questions with the MSI staff.
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