The University of Southamptons School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) has launched the first video podcast news service from a UK university.
The School, which carries out world-leading research in multimedia and mobile communications, unveiled the first editions of ECS News this month. The programme is available on the Schools web site (www.ecs.soton.ac.uk), and can be downloaded either to be viewed on a portable device (such as an i-Pod video), or a laptop or desktop screen, or to be listened to as a conventional audio podcast for MP3 players, or i-Pods.
ECS News will provide coverage of research, people, and events in the School. The first edition features interviews with Professor Michael Luck on agent-based computing, with Professor Neil White on intelligent sensors, and with Dr Les Carr on this Mays World Wide Web conference in Edinburgh.
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