James Cook University has over 140 TANDBERG/Cisco end-points on its network.
H323 and SIP is supported
Bandwidth is only limited by the maximum bandwidth capability of the required end-point.
H.239 (Duo-video) is supported by all end-points.
H.320 (ISDN through Gateways) is supported by all end-points
The deployment of a Codian MCU has added the capability to connect 40 high definition video sites and 40 telephone calls at the same time. This is in addition to the TANDBERG 800MPS which in its current configuration enables concurrent connection of 40 standard definition (SD) video sites and 32 telephone calls.
JCU utilises one TANDBERG Video Communication Server Expressway (VCS-E) in combination with two TANDBERG Video Communication Server Controls (VCS-C) to provide secure firewall traversal.
JCU has a number of users utilizing Cisco Jabber Video (Movi) which is a personal high definition (HD) capable, desktop videoconferencing solution. Jabber Video users can be reached from other endpoints and Jabber Video users by dialling the following address format:
There are two methods of making a connection from an external site into a JCU venue/room: IP or ISDN. The method is dependent upon the equipment type and capability of the external site. The preferred connection method at JCU is over IP but in some instances the call may have to be connected over ISDN.
Testing the connection (IP or ISDN)
Videoconferencing testing can be conducted by dialling their test unit (Tandberg 990MXP) H323 or SIP email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Videoconferencing & Audio Visual Services at either the Townsville or Cairns campus.