Special Series

Video Visit: Bringing Families Together Across the Miles

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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?