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/see`-yoo-see'-mee/ ("CU" from Cornell University) A shareware personal computer-based videoconferencing program for use over the Internet, developed at Cornell University, starting in 1992.

CU-SeeMe allows for direct audiovisual connections between clients, or, like irc, it can support multi-user converencing via servers (here called "reflectors") to distribute the video and audio signals between multiple clients.

CU-SeeMe was the first videoconferencing tool available at a reasonable price (in this case, free) to users of personal computers.

Compare with multicast backbone.
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Click to Meet

Popular, enterprise-class videoconferencing software from RADVISION Ltd., Fair Lawn, NJ ( that merges video, data collaboration and instant messaging over the Internet. Click to Meet provides a client/server architecture with PCs as the video clients and Click to Meet servers as the videoconference control. It can interface with existing videoconferencing systems and can integrate with browsers and desktop applications in a variety of ways.

Originally "See You-See Me"
Originally CUseeMe from White Pine Software Inc., Nashua, NH, White Pine merged with First Virtual Communications (FVC) in 2001. First Virtual enhanced the core technology in CUseeMe and added a new user interface, turning it into Click to Meet. FVC was acquired by voice and video over IP leader RADVISION in 2005.
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"Apple CU-Seeme, AT&T's videophone and the CAL-Tech CERN project were among the first real video conferencing systems that introduced people to live video communication," states Mr.
In addition to WebCT, this course also used the following systems for synchronous learning: (a) text-based conferencing systems: ICQ & WebCT chat; (b) audio-video conferencing systems: Netscape CoolTalk & CU-SeeMe; (c) enhanced virtual systems: ActiveWorlds [less than]http://www.activeworlds.coml[greater than] and The Palace [less than][greater than].
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The first Web browsers, Mosaic and Netscape, the video conferencing software CU-SeeMe, and the first Internet directory, Yahoo!, all started at universities.
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Using software such as CU-SeeMe from White Pine (, professors will begin to hold desktop video-conference small-group discussions and to talk one-on-one with students wherever they are located.
Both a Web site and a CU-SeeMe reflector (which allows primitive two-way video-conferencing to work on the Web) delivering messages "live" from the great beyond, Heaven's clever robotic agents and seemingly multiple gateways play within theological tropes of belief and faith.