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From Daniel Ascher <...@aplustutoring.com>
Subject Re: GSoC project ideas wanted
Date Sat, 16 Feb 2013 19:42:24 GMT
Would a comprehensive user's guide be considered, or does it have to be a
programming project?

On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 2:13 PM, seba.wagner@gmail.com <
seba.wagner@gmail.com> wrote:

> No,
>
> you can still add things. In fact students can propose ideas on their own
> too.
> It is just more likely that we get a success project if we can define a
> nice project scope upfront.
>
> Sebastian
>
>
> 2013/2/17 Daniel Ascher <dan@aplustutoring.com>
>
>> Has this list of projects/features been finalized yet?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> Dan
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 11:55 PM, seba.wagner@gmail.com <
>> seba.wagner@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> One idea for the Calender would be also to have export and import
>>> mechanisms to ICS format so you can display those meetings and sync to your
>>> mobile.
>>>
>>> Sebastian
>>>
>>>
>>> 2013/2/14 Irina Arkhipets <iarkh@unipro.ru>
>>>
>>>>  Hi Sebastian,****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> My idea for GSOC-2013 is to add recurrence events support for
>>>> OpenMeetings calendar.****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> Best regards,****
>>>>
>>>> Irina.****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> 2013/2/12 seba.wagner@gmail.com <seba.wagner@gmail.com>****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> Hi Ed,
>>>>
>>>> thanks for your ideas.****
>>>>
>>>> About idea no 1:
>>>> That is an interesting idea, however it won't be possible that you
>>>> provide a "free to choose" bandwidth for each user.
>>>> The background is: Every stream that any client consumes has to be
>>>> created somewhere.
>>>> So what could be realized is that every stream that is broadcasted from
>>>> one user via webcam to Red5/OpenMeetings will be re-transcoded into
>>>> multiple streams (high, middle, low) bandwidth.****
>>>>
>>>> So there might be some limitations to that:****
>>>>
>>>>  - "high" quality will never be better then the original material. We
>>>> can't make a picture better then the original. So all re-transcoding will
>>>> only make the original to lower quality, never to higher.****
>>>>
>>>>  - Re-transcoding has to happen on the server side (and number of
>>>> streams are limited, we can't provide a stream on the required bandwidth
>>>> "on-demand" for each user, or only with very big effort)****
>>>>
>>>>  - it will require real-time transcoding on server side which is
>>>> possible with FFMPEG and some integration into Red5. But we would need a
>>>> very specialized student that is keen and very motiviated as there is
>>>> hardly any documentation on that available in the internet.****
>>>>
>>>> What a project makes a success is if all participant know the potential
>>>> outcome and the tools and methods that are needed to realize that. I would
>>>> be happy to put this project on our list but it will be difficult to find
>>>> somebody with the needed skills.
>>>>
>>>> Sebastian****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> 2013/2/12 BBS Technik <dormitilla@gmx.de>****
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> I think, one of the gratest liminations for satisfactory video
>>>> conferencing with om is the limited bandwidth of internet connections of
>>>> the clients .
>>>> Therefore I would like to suggest the following ideas for a GSoC
>>>> project :
>>>>
>>>> 1. The image size of the videos transferred from the om server to the
>>>> clients should be adapted to the video window size set in the recipient
>>>> client.
>>>> Thus the recipient client itself could influence the transferred amount
>>>> of data to it.
>>>> Then all the participants achieve the best possible result for them.
>>>>
>>>> 2. A second proposal concerns that the screensharing  bandwidth
>>>> requirements has an great impact on the overall quality of the video
>>>> conference.
>>>> Here, in a project the existing function of sreen sharing could be
>>>> expanded and enhanced.
>>>> For example, the possibility for the transfer on only one application
>>>> window, regardless of its size.
>>>> Or the possibility of shared browsing with a locally installed browser.
>>>> Moreover, certainly an improvement of the used compression method would
>>>> be a very good project topic.
>>>>
>>>> I would be  happy if the subject of bandwidth consumption would plays a
>>>> role in the selected GSoC project .
>>>>
>>>> Best regards
>>>>
>>>> Ed
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
>>>> > Datum: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 08:44:54 +1300
>>>> > Von: "seba.wagner@gmail.com" <seba.wagner@gmail.com>
>>>> > An: dev <dev@openmeetings.apache.org>
>>>> > CC: user@openmeetings.apache.org
>>>> > Betreff: GSoC project ideas wanted****
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> > Google Summer of Code is about to start soon!
>>>> > Google sponsors every student with 4500USD. Plus 500 for the Apache
>>>> > Foundation.
>>>> >
>>>> > We are searching for ideas what porential students can do.
>>>> > Ideas from Non-Developers are welcome too!
>>>> >
>>>> > We will add the ideas to JIRA then with a special label so students
>>>> can
>>>> > find it.
>>>> >
>>>> > Sebastian****
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ****
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Sebastian Wagner
>>>> https://twitter.com/#!/dead_lock
>>>> http://www.webbase-design.de
>>>> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
>>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com ****
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Sebastian Wagner
>>>> https://twitter.com/#!/dead_lock
>>>> http://www.webbase-design.de
>>>> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
>>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com ****
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Daniel Ascher, M.Ed.
>>>> President
>>>> A+ Test Prep and Tutoring
>>>> "Creating Bright Futures"
>>>>
>>>> 505 York Road, Suite 6
>>>> Jenkintown, PA 19046
>>>> Office: 215.886.9188
>>>> Direct: 267.242.9640
>>>> www.aplustutoring.com
>>>>
>>>> [image: Image removed by sender.]****
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Sebastian Wagner
>>> https://twitter.com/#!/dead_lock
>>> http://www.webbase-design.de
>>> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Daniel Ascher, M.Ed.
>> President
>> A+ Test Prep and Tutoring
>> "Creating Bright Futures"
>>
>> 505 York Road, Suite 6
>> Jenkintown, PA 19046
>> Office: 215.886.9188
>> Direct: 267.242.9640
>> www.aplustutoring.com
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Sebastian Wagner
> https://twitter.com/#!/dead_lock
> http://www.webbase-design.de
> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
> seba.wagner@gmail.com
>



-- 
Daniel Ascher, M.Ed.
President
A+ Test Prep and Tutoring
"Creating Bright Futures"

505 York Road, Suite 6
Jenkintown, PA 19046
Office: 215.886.9188
Direct: 267.242.9640
www.aplustutoring.com

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