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[DPRG] Streaming Video at Meetings.

Subject: [DPRG] Streaming Video at Meetings.
From: Rodent daweasel at swbell.net
Date: Thu Feb 13 09:38:00 CST 2003

...and when are we going to finish the other projects the club has voted
for, paid for and started?

----- Original Message -----

> What are we talking about for cost and effort?
> How many viewers do we expect to have?  What happens if we get too many?
> What will it cost to get the necessary equipment? What is the recommended
> equipment?
> Will we need a PC? Or Just a Hub connection?  Wireless or wired?
> What is required for a LAN connection? Will we get past the firewall at
> Science Place?
> Do we need to route the video stream to a server? Whose?  How much effort
> will that be to set up?  What about bandwidth?  Will we need mirrors sites
> to distribute the bandwidth?
> What is someone going to have to lug to each meeting?  How long will it
> to setup?
> Are we going to have a "cameraman" to point the camera at who is talking
> during the meeting?
> Will we have one camera movable, or multiple cameras fixed? One camera
> it allows 4 camera's on the screen.
> I am trying to understand the effort.  If the effort is sustainable
> easy enough to do every meeting) then I am all for it.  I don't want to
> the equipment, then stop doing it after 3 months because it is so hard to
> set-up each month. Who wants to lug the equipment to the Science Place,
> it up before the meeting (10, 30, 60 minutes early?), then take it down
> after the meeting (another how many minutes?) and carry it back to their
> cars, and store it until the next meeting?
> I think it is a good idea, but I don't know what it is going to take.

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