[plug] PLUG Meeting this week - Tues 7:30pm.

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Sun Apr 10 22:46:35 WST 2011

On 10 April 2011 20:51, James Bromberger <james at rcpt.to> wrote:
> So far we haven't done anything new - we've just implemented the
> DVswitch infrastructure documented at:
> http://dvswitch.alioth.debian.org/wiki/component_interaction/

That was written two years ago, so it'll be good for the world to know
that the things in there still actually work (: On your side, you can
poach shamelessly from their doco. I reckon there will be updates or
replacements for packages, newer hardware available, new and
interesting tweaks that people use (and you discover), and much more.

> Our proof of concept is this Tuesday at the meeting; and we're using
> mostly temporarily borrowed equipment (cameras, PC for encoding). I'm
> hoping to enthuse some more people to participate. If we have some
> semi-success at this, then we need to identify what we need to purchase
> to complete the set-up, and submit a grant proposal to Linux Australia.
> We can then start to feel our way around the DVswitch suite of tools,
> and see what is good, and what is not. We can do picture-in-picture, but
> audio mixing is not there. We can stream from an image (I'm doing so
> now) and from a pre-recorded file (will do on Tuesday if we have enough
> CPU grunt to compress on the fly).

Woot, so much action!

> But yes, as we start to develop something, we plan to document and make
> this into a howto - along with suppliers, models, etc so it can be
> repeated here if necessary.

Yippee. I've got my popcorn, but will be at a wedding rehearsal during
so will watch afterward.


Gregory Orange

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