The OVN is a videoconference system operated by the Outreach School at the University of Wyoming. The system is an H.323-based video conferencing system with sites spread throughout the state of Wyoming.
Although the system is primarily used for delivery of university classes, open times are available for use for a nominal fee.
Video conferencing is a communication technology that provides the ability to conduct multi-site, interactive video classes or meetings in many Wyoming communities.
There are 59 OVN video conferencing sites in 21 communities throughout the state of Wyoming.
Interactive video conferencing is one of the University of Wyoming's most popular distance-delivery services. Video conferencing provides the convenience of face-to-face meetings, which saves time and money.
UW initiates more than 15,000 hours of video conferencing each year, and UW offers more than 30 video conferencing classes at the undergraduate and graduate level.