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Russian president Dmitry Medvedev held a teleconference with Russian Railways president Vladimir Yakunin on the consequences of the 2009 Nevsky Express bombing.

A teleconference is the live exchange of information among several people remote from one another but linked by a telecommunications system. Terms such as audio conferencing, telephone conferencing and phone conferencing are also sometimes used to refer to teleconferencing.

The telecommunications system may support the teleconference by providing one or more of the following: audio, video, and/or data services by one or more means, such as telephone, computer, telegraph, teletypewriter, radio, and television.[1]

Telcon is used as an abbreviation for both "telephone conference" and "telephone conversation".[2]

Internet teleconferencing[edit]

Internet teleconferencing includes internet telephone conferencing, videotelephony, web conferencing, and augmented reality conferencing.

Internet telephony involves conducting a teleconference over the Internet or a wide area network. One key technology in this area is Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP).

A working example of an augmented reality conferencing was demonstrated at the Salone di Mobile in Milano by AR+RFID Lab.[3]

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  1. ^ Public Domain This article incorporates public domain material from the General Services Administration document: "Federal Standard 1037C". (in support of MIL-STD-188)
  2. ^ "TELCON". Farlex, Inc. Retrieved 27 June 2022.
  3. ^ AR conferencing show in Milano