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From "seba.wagner@gmail.com" <seba.wag...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GSoC project ideas wanted
Date Sat, 16 Feb 2013 20:22:35 GMT
We can propose that. But you have to find a student that is willing todo it
and convince Google/ASF that this is worth sponsoring.

Sebastian
Am 17.02.2013 08:43 schrieb "Daniel Ascher" <dan@aplustutoring.com>:

> 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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