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First, read this short excerpt from an introduction to the IMTC. Then try to guess the definition of each word.

International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium (IMTC)

Retreived from on 10/05/2003

International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium (IMTC) is an international community of companies working together to facilitate the availability of real-time, rich-media communications between people in multiple locations around the world. Rich Media refers to converged communications sessions that incorporate voice and one-way (or two-way) data and one-way (or two-way) video. Members of this community include Internet application developers and service providers, teleconferencing hardware and software suppliers, telecommunications companies and equipment vendors, end users, educational institutions, government agencies and non-profit corporations.

Type the letter of the correct definition into the box on the left of each word or phrase.

facilitate A. come together
real-time B. physical equipment (for example, a computer)
refer C. make easier
converge D. the final user of a product
incorporate E. seller
hardware F. points to, talks about
software G. same time, live
vendor H. something used with hardware (for example, Microsoft Windows)
end user I. use, include

I hope that this is enough to get you started. Try talking about teleconferencing on the ESL go technology forum. Have you ever used teleconferencing technology? How about videoteleconferencing?