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Re: [Debconf-video] video annotations for DebConf13

On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 03:06:42PM +0200, Holger Levsen wrote:
> Hi Daf,
> sorry for the late reply...!

Better late than never. :)

> On Montag, 8. April 2013, Dafydd Harries wrote:
> > We are working on a live annotation interface for streaming video,
> > and want to bring it to bear on hacker conference videos.
> > The idea is that it lets viewers streaming the conference share notes as
> > talks are happening (through web or IRC), integrates with a similar "video
> > on demand" interface including the same annotations and allowing more
> > refined tagging, and even allows some form of basic editing for
> > resynthesizing out of all of the videos.
> cool!
> Does the same system allow for "convential" subtitles (for translations)? That 
> question came up at last years DebConf...

Yes, this is a goal of ours.

> > We'll be testing a system this summer at Ohm, the Dutch hacker camp,
> > and were thinking we could bring it to DebConf too.
> Cool, I'll be there too :)


> > Our system will not require extensive hardware.
> > A single desktop will take encoded streams as input over the local network
> > and expose chunked streamdumps with a one- or two-minute "tape" delay
> > through a web interface.
> so the whole video has 2min lag? Nice hack!

We are actually working on removing the lag. :)

> > Ideally we can make the service simultaneously
> > available both locally and on teh intarwebz!!11![1]
> OMSM!!1
> > All of our tools and development[2] are (A)GPL, and ideally would be
> > packaged for Debian in advance of DebConf.
> nice. we'll use wheezy systems then.

Do you think there'll be a computer we can deploy on there?

I think wheezy satisfies all our dependencies right now; it's possible
that we may need one or two backports.

We're not sure exactly of resource requirements, but should be modest
if it's only 3-4 streams we're dealing with.


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