Special Series

Video Visit: Bringing Families Together Across the Miles

Archived story. Original version is here.

Applying communication technology to human problems is the keystone of WiRED’s work. Dr. Gary Selnow, who had just completed a week-long, Internet training session in Pristina, had an idea. Why not hook a video cam to the web-connected computers and arrange for two-way sight and sound communication with the Western hospitals?