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Photos: Inside a shipping container, international connections

Youseph Yazdi, Ph.D, MBA, Executive Director of the Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design at Johns Hopkins University, left, and Gil Agyapong, IT Manager at the Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute converse with students and faculty of the University of Hamdaniha while visiting the Portal located at the Harsham Camp in Iraq.  (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Youseph Yazdi, Ph.D, MBA, Executive Director of the Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design at Johns Hopkins University, left, and Gil Agyapong, IT Manager at the Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute converse with students and faculty of the University of Hamdaniha while visiting the Portal located at the Harsham Camp in Iraq. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

For the next couple of weeks, Johns Hopkins University will be home to a Shared Studios ‘Portal’, a high-tech audio-visual shipping container that allows people in different parts of the world to interact with one another using full-body views to create the feeling that they are in the same room together.

The hope is that students and faculty with use the portal to share ideas, collect data and tactics to tackle national and Global issues.

The 'portal' is a high-tech audio-visual shipping container that allows people in different parts of the world to interact with one another. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

The ‘portal’ is a high-tech audio-visual shipping container that allows people in different parts of the world to interact with one another. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

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