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teleconference

[¦tel·ə′kän·frəns]
(communications)
A two-way interactive meeting between relatively small groups of people remote from one another but linked by telecommunication facilities involving audio communication, and possibly also video, graphics, or facsimile.
More broadly, any of various facilities allowing people to communicate among each other over some distance, encompassing teleseminars and telemeetings.
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As in past teleconferences, participants will be encouraged to interact with the presenters via fax.
TROY, Mich.--A growing number of retailers are employing teleconferences as a means of providing efficient, low-cost continuing education for their pharmacists.
As the preceding section has suggested, planning and producing a teleconference meeting is much more complex than preparing for a traditional meeting.
Plus, with the addition of a video-switchrer interface and a commercially available video switcher, the teleconference system will provide user-programmable, voice-activated camera switching for videoconferences.
Media are asked to contact the Media Relations Office to submit their interest in participating to the teleconference. The phone numbers for joining the teleconference will be provided upon registration.
Video tapes, audio tapes, electronic bulletin boards, fax machines and teleconferences are just a few of the new possibilities.
Prior to the teleconference, participating groups will have received a summary magazine and a 15-minute slide and tape presentation describing the work of seven task forces that, between 1985 and 1987, examined different facets of life in the state: behavioral norms, communities, the economy, education, governance, health, and physical resources.
Participants in the teleconference will be Paul Hertz, director of the astrophysics division at NASA headquarters; William Sparks, astronomer with the Space Telescope Science Institute; Britney Schmidt, assistant professor at the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Institute of Technology and Jennifer Wiseman, senior Hubble project scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
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teleconference will provide you with accountability tools.
The agreement will see Nortel supplying to up to 130 of Deloitte's member firms with the ability to teleconference and video conference.
"Today, they simply don't have the time to do that, but a teleconference gives them the chance to learn from each other in a comfortable environment, without leaving home."