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From "seba.wagner@gmail.com" <seba.wag...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache OpenMeetings incubator for Web Conferencing
Date Mon, 25 Jul 2011 10:29:33 GMT
*And a special video channel where we can see the faces
of those that have to get up in the middle of the night to join the
meeting.* => :D Should be no problem if you run the restricted
roomtype. Or you record and replay it later on.

Sebastian

2011/7/25 Jeremias Maerki <dev@jeremias-maerki.ch>:
> On 21.07.2011 15:40:45 seba.wagner@gmail.com wrote:
>> We would like to propose Openmeetings project to join the incubator.
>>
>> Full Proposal:
>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/OpenmeetingsProposal
>>
>> Quick summary:
>> OpenMeetings is Web Conferencing application that fits into
>> educational or business sector. You can make conference sessions in
>> different room-types with up to 100 peoples in a Room. It contains all
>
> Sounds very cool! But we need support for up to 300 people for the ASF
> member meeting. And a special video channel where we can see the faces
> of those that have to get up in the middle of the night to join the
> meeting.
>
>> main features of Web Conferencing: Audio/Video, Whiteboard, Screen
>> Sharing, Chat and Moderation System. It is translated into more then
>> 30 languages and its a basic goal of OpenMeetings to be easy to embed
>> into existing environments. It already uses many of Apache
>> Technologies like Tomcat, Mina, Velocity, Commons, ...
>>
>> As you can see below the last time we did the proposal we had
>> Hibernate in our software stack, we did refactor the hole project and
>> use openJPA now.
>> So that one should be no more blocker to it.
>> Red5 is used like a Servlet container and licensed under the LGPL,
>> Red5 can be obtained for example from the Debian Repository:
>> http://packages.debian.org/wheezy/red5-server
>>
>> You may find all existing documents and further material on the
>> GoogleCode pages: http://code.google.com/p/openmeetings/
>>
>> We appreciate any feedback and comments on the proposal.
>>
>> Sebastian Wagner
>>
>> 2009/11/9 Ross Gardler <rgardler@apache.org>:
>> > Just as a point of interest, I just completed a test meeting using
>> > OpenMeetings across three sites using the demo server.
>> >
>> > I was suitably impressed by the project. It has a few annoying
>> > limitations, but as an online meeting tool it is very good. to the
>> > extent that I will almost certainly be installing a copy on our own
>> > servers. I would be very happy to see it coming into the incubator and
>> > would be willing to be a mentor, assuming the legal issues are not
>> > blockers.
>> >
>> > Ross
>> >
>> > 2009/11/3 Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>:
>> >> Noel,
>> >> Regarding Theora codec, I have checked the page [1]. Currently, there
>> >> are no products which successfully use the codec for video
>> >> communication. Video-phone encodes and decodes the stream in
>> >> real-time, adopts the quality with regard to network conditions (e.g.
>> >> lost packet rate) and tries to minimize subjective effects of network
>> >> errors - the list of requirements is broader than for media players
>> >> Theora is mostly used. The work [2] says suggests using hardware
>> >> implementations for Theora codec because, otherwise "a computational
>> >> performance too high to be implemented in the camera by the universal
>> >> processor".
>> >>
>> >> So at least it requires some time and testing before I can say that
>> >> Theora-based solution is feasible. Another ecosystem change, like
>> >> embedding video-codecs in browsers, may resolve our need in a
>> >> different way.
>> >>
>> >> [1] http://www.vorbis.com/software/
>> >> [2] http://www3.elphel.com/linuxtag/talks_2005/paper-11081
>> >>
>> >> 2009/11/3 Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com>:
>> >>> Alexei Fedotov wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>>> I see two long-term possibilities for synergy.
>> >>>> 1. BlueSky can integrate browser pannel in their client to handle
a
>> >>>> whiteboard. In this case the code for whiteboard can be re-used
in
>> >>>> both projects.
>> >>>
>> >>>> 2. They promise to get rid from mplayer and ffmpeg dependencies.
If
>> >>>> they get a working streaming video-client under APL, this would
help
>> >>>> us to remove the most imporant dependency from Flash.
>> >>>
>> >>> They are proposing to move to Theora/Vorbis, which is under a suitable
>> >>> license: http://www.vorbis.com/faq/#slic.  Would that be suitable for
your
>> >>> needs?
>> >>>
>> >>>> we [also] get more people on Apache who share the same task.
>> >>>
>> >>> Agreed.
>> >>>
>> >>>        --- Noel
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
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>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> With best regards / ? ?????????? ???????????,
>> >> Alexei Fedotov / ??????? ???????,
>> >> http://www.telecom-express.ru/
>> >> http://harmony.apache.org/
>> >> http://www.expressaas.com/
>> >> http://openmeetings.googlecode.com/
>> >>
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>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Ross Gardler
>> >
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>>
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>> Sebastian Wagner
>> http://www.webbase-design.de
>> http://openmeetings.googlecode.com
>> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
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http://openmeetings.googlecode.com
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