Some teleconferencing systems enable conference participants to “see” each other (see videoconferencing), but other systems use very simple terminals and can only communicate using the written word. A conference log will be maintained by the system to keep a record of all activity in the conference, and can be displayed for reference by the participants.
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tel·e·con·fer·ence / ˈteləˌkänf(ə)rəns/ • n. a conference with participants in different locations linked by telecommunications devices. • v. [intr.] participate in a teleconference: he teleconferenced with everyone who had been in attendance. DERIVATIVES: tel·e·con·fer·enc·ing / ˌteləˈkänf(ə)rənsing/ n.
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