Press Releases


Ohio center focused on global telehealth applications launches website to promote services, membership 
Columbus, Ohio (March 18, 2009) - The recently established Telehealth Video Resource Center (TVRC) today officially launched a website to make the center's videoconferencing services easily available to physicians and healthcare education professionals w

 (Mar 18, 2009)
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Secure videoconferencing provides key to enhancing education, research collaboration, savings 
OARnet study seeks balance of security, quality in videoconferencing

 (Feb 5, 2009)


Columbus, Ohio  (February 5, 2009) — Some technologists see a day in the not-so-distant future when advances in videoconferencing will allow the quickly maturing technology to greatly enhance distance education, boost research collaboration and reduce travel and meeting costs.


Obama inauguration lures millions to watch online video, generates record traffic over Ohio's high-speed network 
Ohio computer users helped make President Barack Obama's inauguration the most watched streaming video event in the Internet's history, pushing network traffic over the state's fiber-optic backbone to more than 8.

 (Feb 4, 2009)


University System of Ohio Enters IT Licensing Agreement 
Leveraging group purchasing power to lower technology costs can save $130 million, minimize energy consumption

 (Jan 9, 2009)


Cyberinfrastructure development improves remote use of scientific instruments; expands research, education opportunities 
Ohio's academic and industrial researchers now can share some of the state's most valuable and expensive scientific instruments via the Internet

 (Nov 14, 2008)


Columbus, Ohio  (November 14, 2008) - Ohio’s academic and industrial researchers now can share some of the state’s most valuable and expensive scientific instruments via the Internet, thanks to cyberinfrastructure tools developed by engineers and researchers at the Ohio Supercomputer Center.


OSU racing students receive Internet access at speedway 
Buckeye Bullet 2 team employing mobile satellite system at Speed Week 2008

 (Aug 18, 2008)

Wendover, Utah  (August 18, 2008) – Throughout Speed Week 2008, the Ohio State University Buckeye Bullet 2 team will be turning the pit area on the Bonneville Speedway into a temporary WiFi hot spot as they pursue the speed record for electric vehicles.


Crown City residents now receive high-speed Internet connectivity through innovative Connecting Rural Ohio partnership 
Wireless broadband helps to overcome digital divide

 (May 3, 2008)

(May 3, 2008) – Throughout much of its nearly 200-year history, Crown City, Ohio, has been known as a way station for travelers on the Ohio River. The shipping artery brought boats, people, supplies and, on occasion, devastating floods to this small southeastern Ohio community.


Governor Strickland, International panel of experts consider establishing Telehealth Video Resource Center 
Click here for a meeting overview and documentation.

 (Apr 22, 2008)

Center would provide videoconferencing benefits to physicians worldwide

Click here for a meeting overview and documentation.


Improving internet access in Ohio to be discussed on Town Hall Ohio 

 (Apr 20, 2008)

Click here to listen to the radio broadcast.

April 20, 2008 - Many Ohioans do not have adequate access to high-speed internet service, which hinders their economic prospects and affects their quality of life. Solving Ohio's broadband challenges is the subject of this week's Town Hall Ohio.


Telehealth Video Resource Center Meeting 
Meeting Documentation | Contacts | Sponsors | Press Release

 (Apr 16, 2008)

Meeting Documentation | Contacts | Sponsors | Press Release