Using Videoconferencing to Connect Communities
Can videoconferencing technology help improve educational outcomes, reduce crime, and strengthen community? Shared_Studios is the multidisciplinary art, design and technology collective behind Portals - immersive AV environments, housed in gold shipping containers, and placed in public sites across the globe. With patented and patent-pending innovations in hardware, software, and design, Shared_Studios makes people around the world feel as though they are standing in the same room. What is it about the design of the Portal that enhances connection? And how does setting Portals up in public spaces, and staffing them with local leaders, help revitalize community globally?