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Implementation, installation and uses of a district fiber optic network in conjunction with Montclair Township, Fire, Police and Public Library.

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  • This is the latest map of Internet2 universities. Each Internet2 university commits to providing the high performance networking on their own campus, connecting to a high-performance backbone network, and supporting advanced applications development on their own campus.
  • Fiber Int2

    1. 1. Private Fiber Network Technology Implications Montclair Public Schools Administrative Council April 29, 2004
    2. 2. What is a fiber-optic network? <ul><li>Cables composed of slender strands of high-purity glass </li></ul><ul><li>Buried underground or hung overhead </li></ul><ul><li>Provide infrastructure to transmit large volumes of data, voice and video </li></ul><ul><li>Bandwidth = 1Gig (Almost 1000 times our present capacity) </li></ul>
    3. 3. Partnership with the Township <ul><li>Schools, Municipality and Library - 25 buildings. </li></ul><ul><li>Shared expenses and resources </li></ul><ul><li>Use existing poles and right-of-ways </li></ul><ul><li>Core at the new Fire House </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Security of equipment and buildings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>24/7 monitoring </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Benefits Of a Fiber Network
    5. 5. ROI (Return on Investment) <ul><li>Own our network </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate T1 Verizon lines between buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Save $400/month/school </li></ul><ul><li>Possibility for VOIP </li></ul>
    6. 6. Land Speed Record
    7. 7. Communication Network <ul><li>Virtual Administrative Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Home/School -Remote access for teachers and students </li></ul><ul><li>Library access to resources/videos </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring - interaction with experts </li></ul>
    8. 8. Administrative <ul><li>Virtual Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Centralized Data Storage and Archiving </li></ul><ul><li>Software - financial, personnel </li></ul><ul><li>Student Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Recruitment of staff </li></ul><ul><li>24 hour security system </li></ul>
    9. 9. Video Distribution <ul><li>Video on Demand/Video Streaming - stream high quality stored video and audio to any TV or computer on the network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>United Streaming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taping classroom instruction for other classes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Video Broadcasting - one stream throughout the network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guest speaker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Superintendent’s message </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security cameras </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Video Conferencing- school to school or globally <ul><li>Distance Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Share courses within the district </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participate in courses in other K12 schools or universities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participate in satellite teleconferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jason Project - interact with scientists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liberty Science Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborate with expert </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Field Trip </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rainforest Connection Live!2004 </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Hardware Needed <ul><li>VOD Server </li></ul><ul><li>IP TV or computer in the classroom/auditorium </li></ul><ul><li>Video cart with cameras and broadcasting equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Fiber Network </li></ul>
    12. 12.
    13. 13. K20 Initiative - <ul><li>Montclair State University Sponsorship </li></ul><ul><li>NJ Edge (NJState Education Network) </li></ul><ul><li>Abilene , the Internet2 national network backbone to the broad educational community </li></ul>Goal: Bring together Internet2 member institutions, K20 education, libraries, and museums - making resources available anywhere and anytime, reaching minority students and helping instructors develop new teaching techniques.
    14. 14. The Internet2 <ul><li>Supporting personal communications, meetings, conferences, and teaching and learning </li></ul>Internet2 is a private video and data network supporting large-scale, distributed collaboration for the research and education community <ul><li>Enabling one-to-one, one-to-group, and group- to-group collaboration </li></ul>
    15. 15. 205 universities, 66 corporations 41 non-profits and gov’t labs Internet2 Universities
    16. 16. Corporate Partners
    17. 17. <ul><li>Opportunities for Education </li></ul><ul><li>Undergraduate Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to Weather & Climate - manipulate shared images, forecast weather with large weather stations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music collaboration with New World Symphony, Columbia University, Manhattan School of Music </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Distance Learning - Interactive academic courses, AP courses. “Virtual communities” of geographically dispersed students </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration Tools - web based and collaboration software for an interdisciplinary team-teaching environment teachers and students </li></ul><ul><li>Remote Instruction - Rutgers Observatory and microscopes </li></ul>
    18. 18. Application Attributes <ul><li>Interactive collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time access to remote resources </li></ul>Music instruction – University of Oklahoma New World Symphony, Columbia, Manhattan School of Music
    19. 19. Philips XL30 Remote Scanning Electron Microscope The University of Michigan
    20. 21. American Sign Language
    21. 22. Internet Science and Technology Fair <ul><ul><li>Target Audience: Grades 3-12 science, math, technology teachers; Practicing professionals, including engineers, scientists, medical technologists and researchers; and educational coordinators, technology specialists, and program directors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact Info: Bruce Furino, Director of Special Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College of Engineering and Computer Science,University of Central Florida </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Description: This is an opportunity for science, math, and technology teachers to get their students involved in real-life projects in engineering and other technical fields that would allow them to explore, ponder and consider these fields as career possibilities. Teams of students in grade 3-12 use information technology tools, collaborate with actual scientists and engineers, as they apply the scientific inquiry process to real-world problems. </li></ul></ul>
    22. 23. International Partners Asia-Pacific AAIREP (Australia) APAN (Asia-Pacific) APAN-KR (Korea) APRU (Asia-Pacific) CERNET, CSTNET, NSFCNET (China) JAIRC (Japan) JUCC (Hong Kong) NECTEC / UNINET (Thailand) NG-NZ (New Zealand) SingAREN (Singapore) TAnet2 (Taiwan) Americas CANARIE (Canada) CEDIA (Ecuador) CLARA (Latin America and Caribbean) CNTI (Venezuela) CR2NET (Costa Rica) CUDI (Mexico) REUNA (Chile) RETINA (Argentina) RNP [FAPESP] (Brazil) SENACYT (Panama) Europe-Middle East ARNES (Slovenia) BELNET (Belgium) CARNET (Croatia) CESnet (Czech Republic) DANTE (Europe) DFN-Verein (Germany) GIP RENATER (France) GRNET (Greece) HEAnet (Ireland) HUNGARNET (Hungary) INFN-GARR (Italy) Israel-IUCC (Israel) NORDUnet (Nordic Countries) POL-34 (Poland) FCCN (Portugal) RedIRIS (Spain) RESTENA (Luxembourg) RIPN (Russia) SANET (Slovakia) Stichting SURF (Netherlands) SWITCH (Switzerland) TERENA (Europe) JISC, UKERNA (United Kingdom) Qatar Foundation Network (Qatar)
    23. 24. Timeline June 2004 - Complete Installation of Fiber July/August - Light up Fiber Summer 2004 - Collaborate with NJEdge/Internet2 Communication
    24. 25. Private Fiber Network Technology Implications Montclair Public Schools Administrative Council April 29, 2004