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Nortel Glory Days: Linking The Past With The Future


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Last March, Nortel Networks held a virtual global employee session using a prototype platform developed at its R&D facility in Ottawa. More than 150 people participated in the virtual environment. Hundreds more joined in at real-world auditoriums or large meeting rooms where they could see and hear so-called avatars (cartoon-like fi gures) on large screens, while others logged in from their desktops using more traditional Web conferencing tools.


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