[SNEC] Video tapes from Oct. meeting

Stuart Quimby stuq@dstoys.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2002 10:18:59 -0500


This sounds like a good plan.  I would veer toward the RealVid, both by price 
and by the fact that they support a greater range of platforms with their 
player.  Please give me an idea of how much the compression costs would be.

Stuart

On Tuesday 12 November 2002 12:17 pm, Bonnie DeVarco wrote:
> Hi Stuart,
>
> I had noted to Russell that the best approach is to select highlights of
> the two days and stream them in 15 minute or 1/2 hour segments.  What needs
> to be done is to select and edit best segments of the tapes (esp. the early
> main presentations), digitizing them and then compressing them for the
> server.  Telascience server can handle serving but they might make better
> sense on your site.  RealVid server can do 25 simultaneous viewers using
> their no charge server software, Quicktime is larger and different pricing
> structure for server end so if you do not already have capability you would
> need to think of that.  Serving is less of a prob then getting the vids
> digital and into manageable compressed segments.  I offered to go through
> and select on my end here (in spare time) if we can pay the modest fees to
> compress them and get them web ready (I have colleagues i could go to for
> that).  It makes no sense to serve 5 full hours of something in thick files
> with only a small group accessing so I veer toward suggesting smaller
> packages, better presented.
>
> Best!
>
> Bonnie
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stuart Quimby" <stuq@dstoys.com>
> To: "Russell Chu" <russchu@cox.net>; <snec@SNEC.CJFearnley.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 7:25 AM
> Subject: Re: [SNEC] Video tapes from Oct. meeting
>
> > I think streaming video is the best use, makes them available to all.  If
> > Bonnie will get back to me with file sizes for the streaming video, this
>
> may
>
> > be something we can host at our site.
> >
> > Stuart
> >
> > On Monday 04 November 2002 02:05 pm, Russell Chu wrote:
> > > There are 5 tapes in VHS format from the October 6th meeting. We are
>
> asking
>
> > > for thoughts of what to do with them and where to archive them. Bonnie
>
> has
>
> > > offered to make it available through streaming video from their site in
>
> SF.
>
> > > Please let me know your ideas.
> > > Russ
> >
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