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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: ApacheCon Video
Date Fri, 02 May 2014 12:32:18 GMT
I can certainly make the request.

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Rich Bowen, mobile edition
rbowen@rcbowen.com
On May 1, 2014 11:36 PM, "Marvin Humphrey" <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:

> aOn Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 11:00 PM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
> > On 29 April 2014 00:44, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
>
> >> Some attendees are requesting video for one of the talks I gave which
> >> wasn't on the video track ("Releasing Apache Software").  I figured I'd
> >> wait until the audio became available, then sync it up with slide
> playback
> >> and publish the result on YouTube.  (Yes, once the audio is up,
> individual
> >> listeners can just load the slide PDF and sync it on the fly manually --
> >> but it's important to me that people who need to see this presentation
> see
> >> it and absorb it, so I'm willing to put in extra work to make it easy to
> >> consume.)
> >>
> > What a good idea, I might do the same, can you give me an idea of how to
> do
> > such a sync (tools etc).
>
> The general technique is:
>
> 1.  Export the slides as individual images.
> 2.  Create a movie with the audio as a track.
> 3.  Place the slides at appropriate locations.
> 4.  Export, upload, etc.
>
> The main tools I'm using are iMovie and Keynote, but the approach is not
> specific to those apps.
>
> Rich, does the Linux Foundation offer the option of simply capturing slide
> output for talks?  I'm guessing that would be easier (and thus cheaper)
> than
> full-on video production, since all you need is something automatic in
> between
> the computer and the projector.  For technical presentations, the slides
> usually make for more compelling and informative visuals than focusing on
> the
> speaker anyhow.
>
> If the cost is reasonable, I think the ASF should consider making it
> policy to
> capture slides/audio for all future ApacheCon presentations and publish the
> result to YouTube.
>
> Marvin Humphrey
>

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