The Chronicle of Higher Education featured USC Thornton faculty member Brian Shepard

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured Brian Shepard of the USC Thornton School and the videoconferencing software he developed to enable remote master classes. “There’s a great deal of information that is there if you’re in the same room with somebody singing or performing an instrument, but that is often not transmitted in a videoconference,” Shepard said. His system removes the echo that results when signals travel over the Internet, while allowing the full spectrum of sound to be transmitted, the story stated. “We’re not trying to eliminate the in-person meetings, but there are times when that is impossible,” Shepard noted. Read the article