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A method and system provides a face-to-face video conference utilizing a video mirror. The method and apparatus comprise a first station having a first predetermined sensory setting; a second station having a second predetermined sensory setting; and an imaging system for capturing an image or sub-image at the first station, displaying at least a portion of the image or sub-image at the second station such that it becomes generally visually integrated with the second predetermined sensory setting. Also, disclosed is apparatus and method for effecting a face-to-face presence environment regardless of whether the first and second predetermined sensory settings are the same or different. The stations may be portable and/or modular such that they can be easily constructed or assembled. The stations may also be architectured and/or decorated to further enhance the face-to-face environment created by the video conferencing system and method.

Title
Teleconferencing method and system for providing face-to-face, non-animated teleconference environment
Application Number
8/308603
Publication Number
5572248
Application Date
September 19, 1994
Publication Date
November 5, 1996
Inventor
Herold Williams
Huber Heights
OH, US
David L Allen
Arcanum
OH, US
Agent
Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins
Assignee
Teleport Corporation
OH, US
IPC
H04N 7/10
H04M 11/00
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