The Access Grid
Welcome to the Access Grid videoconferencing page. The topics discussed in this section are...
- What is the Access Grid?
- UCL Central Access Grid at Gower Street
- Node Details
- Map and Directions
What is the Access Grid?
The Access Grid
is a Video Conferencing Suite that allows users to communicate simultaneously with multiple sites at different locations around the world, all in real time.
General usage includes...
- Promotional Events
- Research Collaboration
- Distance Learning
UCL Central Access Grid at Gower Street
The Access Grid node is installed at 66-72 Gower Street and is available for use by UCL staff.
UCL Multimedia, in the Learning & Media Services department, is responsible for the maintenance of the UCL Central Access Grid node. Technical support and training for users is also provided, and is the responsibility of Desmond Walker, UCL Multimedia's Video Communications Technologist.
The Manchester based UK Access Grid Support Centre (AGSC) run Quality Assurance (QA) tests which are held every six months for UK nodes. The UCL Central Access Grid Node passed this QA test in February 2008.
|Node ID||Software Client||Node Telephone|
|UCL – Central [ucl.ac.uk]||IOCOM||+44 (0) 207 679 5754|
Wireless Internet Access
Wireless Internet access or Wi-Fi is available in all of the UCL Multimedia video conferencing rooms. This facility can be accessed by members of the College via eduroam with their UCL username and password.
If you are organising a conference and external users would like wireless access, then you will need to apply for the VisiNet service.
All email enquiries regarding usage should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also contact Desmond Walker on:
Internal Phone: 09356
External Phone: +44 (0)20 7679 9356
Map and Directions
The UCL Access Grid node is based at 66-72 Gower Street in central London. Please select the image below to view a map of the location and its surrounding areas via the Google Maps search website...