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From Ashish Patel <ashpa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ApacheCon] Volunteers needed, Audio processing
Date Thu, 05 May 2016 18:01:06 GMT
Hi Rich,

I can also help with the post-processing for the video.

- Ashish

On Thursday, 5 May 2016, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:

>
>
> On 05/05/2016 11:27 AM, Hadrian Zbarcea wrote:
> > Hi Rich,
> >
> > I will be in Vancouver starting the morning of the 11th. I can help and
> > I think I can provide (at least temporary) storage for the data and some
> > processing time. I am estimating some 75M/hr for audio and somewhere
> > under 1G/hr for video. I may bring a 4k camera, not sure how much that
> > uses per hr.
>
> Thanks. I'll be bringing a 1TB USB drive, which I expect to be able to
> handle everything, but I'm not certain what default settings these new
> recorders have. But, yeah, I tend to figure 1-2M/minute for Audio, and a
> lot more for video.
>
> >
> > I would like to use this opportunity as an experiment to see if the
> > process could be crowd sourced and automated for future events. If we
> > could find some 15 mins to chat to educate me on what worked in the past
> > it'd be appreciated.
> >
>
> I'm all for crowdsourcing this, but it does need some lead time. We have
> not, to date, effectively crowdsourced video, although we have done the
> on-site audio editing a couple times now. I would love to see if we can
> get the keynotes video'ed, at the very least.
>
> I'll be on site Sunday evening at some time. I won't have much time
> before the Monday morning keynotes, as I have an early meeting. but if
> we can get your camera set up for the 9am keynote that would be wonderful.
>
> Getting the recordings is, of course, the most important thing.
> Post-processing can happen any time, even if we can't get it done on-site.
>
> --Rich
>
>
>
> >
> > On 05/05/2016 08:29 AM, Rich Bowen wrote:
> >> As some of you know, we do not have a sponsor to handle audio/video
> >> recording at ApacheCon this year. Thus, we'll be doing it ourselves -
> >> just audio, not video.
> >>
> >> So, I need volunteers for the following things:
> >>
> >> If you are willing to video presentations and put them on YouTube,
> >> please step up and do this. Keynotes, in particular, would be
> >> appreciated.
> >>
> >> More importantly, I'll be dealing with 8 tracks x 9 hours x 5 days of
> >> audio that will need to be edited. This isn't complicated, it just
> >> requires:
> >>
> >> * Computer with Audacity ( http://www.audacityteam.org/ ) installed,
> and
> >> your own headphones
> >> * Lots of patience
> >>
> >> The process is:
> >>
> >> * Dump huge files off of SD cards at the end of each day
> >> * Split large recording into sessions
> >> * Strip off leading, trailing noise
> >> * Encode to mp3
> >> * Upload to feathercast.apache.org
> >> * Write brief boilerplate blog post (Name, Session title, Abstract)
> >>
> >> If you are willing to do this for even an hour, please let me know. I
> >> will be doing this each evening, for the duration of the event, and
> >> probably quite a bit during the days. If you just drop by the hackathon
> >> area, and help me out for even a brief time, I'll be very grateful.
> >>
> >> Thanks.
> >>
> >> --Rich
> >>
> >> (Looking towards next event, if you or your company want to sponsor
> >> audio/video for the upcoming ApacheCon EU, your company will get a lot
> >> of thanks and retweets out of this.)
> >>
>
>
> --
> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com <javascript:;> - @rbowen
> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
>
>

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