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A novel real-time video transmission approach for remote laboratory development

Remote laboratories are an inevitable necessity for Internet enabled education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields due to their effectiveness, flexibility, cost savings, and the fact that they provide many benefits to students, instructors and researchers. Accordingly, real-time experiment live video streaming is an essential part of remote experimentation operation. Nevertheless, in the development of real-time experiment video transmission, it is a key and difficult issue that the video is transferred across the network firewall in most of the current remote laboratory solutions. To address the network firewall issue, we developed a complete novel solution via HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) protocol and FFMPEG that is a powerful cross-platform command line video transcode/encoding software package on the server side. In this paper, a novel, real-time video streaming transmission approach based on HLS for the remote laboratory development is presented. (…)

Article first published in “iJOE International Journal of Online Engineering”, V. 11 (2015), n. 1, as open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/at/deed.en)
http://online-journals.org/index.php/i-joe/article/view/3167

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The development of virtual laboratories in the Indian higher education system, a new frontier of university research

The 2012 IEEE International Conference on Technology Enhanced Education, held at Amrita University´s headquarters in Amritapuri, India on 3-5 January 2012, focused on the use and implementation of virtual laboratories in high schools and universities as a tool of didactic support for improving interactivity in the framework of online education. (…)

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WebLab-Deusto-CPLD: a practical experience

This paper shows the experience at the University of Deusto with the WebLab-Deusto-CPLD in the subject ‘Programmable Logic’ of the Faculty of Engineering in the field of Digital Electronics. Presented herein is a technical overview of the laboratory, and its characteristics.

Article first published in ‘iJOE’ – International Journal of Online Engineering’ V. 8 (2012), Special Issue 1: “exp.at´11″, February 2012, as open access article, published under the terms of the Creative Commons attribution Licence.

http://dx.doi.org/10.3991/ijoe.v8iS1.1952

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Teleoperation of an experimental platform of electrical machines through the Internet

Remote access to equipment through the Internet becomes an attractive research area. Most current implementations are dedicated to specific applications, such as the remote laboratory. A remote laboratory offers cost-effective and flexible means for distance learning education and remote experimentation, where students and scientists share the remote access to physical experiments. This paper presents the implementation of an experimental platform of induction motor through the Internet, having the following important features: easy implementation based on software and hardware; help based on IP telephony; use of several computers to distribute the tasks. The developed scheme is versatile and robust, allowing the different control and observer actions remotely through the Internet.

Article originally published in “IJOE-International Journal of Online Engineering“, V.4, (2008), n.1, pp. 26-31. http://www.i-joe.org/ojs/viewarticle.php?id=217&layout=abstract Reprinted with permission.

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