OmniJoin(TM) From Brother Used in International Space Communication
Brother's OmniJoin(TM) Web Conferencing Service Broadcasted the
Communication Between JAXA Astronaut Koichi Wakata and Young
BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 02/18/14 -- Brother Industries,
Ltd., and President Toshikazu Koike, announced that the company's web
conferencing system, OmniJoin(TM), was used at the 'Konica Minolta
Presents YAC Tenku Future Class 2014,' an event held by the Young
Astronauts Club - Japan (YAC). Brother Industries, Ltd. is the parent
company of US-based Brother International Corporation.
The event was held to teach the significance of space exploration to
children at seven different venues across Japan who attended 'Konica
Minolta Presents YAC Tenku Future Class 2014.' The children
communicated with Astronaut Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace
Exploration Agency (JAXA), who was on a mission at the International
Space Station, in real-time by using OmniJoin(TM) web conferencing,
Brother's high-resolution and high-quality audio web conferencing
For details of the event, please visit YAC's website at:
http://www.yac-skip.jp/contents/ (Japanese only)
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