[SATLUG] Re: 1984- now AccessGrid VIDEO conferencing
brad at shub-internet.org
Sun Mar 23 03:24:54 CDT 2008
On 3/22/08, Jeremy Mann wrote:
> I designed a system for a little under $2400 using off the shelf
> parts. If you'd like I can send you the specifications of the system.
Indeed, that would be very interesting to see. The more positive
information I am able to provide, the more likely I am to be
successful in at least getting it considered.
> AG 3.1 offers multiple video codecs now including H.264, H.323, MPEG4,
> DV and HDV. Note the H.323 is not compatible with Polycom or Tandberg
> systems, but I did do a test a few weeks ago using Ekiga (was
> GnomeMeeting) to connect to a Polycom system in New Hampshire. I'm
> still coming up with a way to combine it into a AG session.
> I did offer to test out the SAC network for a future SATLUG
> presentation, but never heard back from Steve. He's probably
> preoccupied with the Open Source Fest they're hosting.
Yeah, I thought I was supposed to be doing a few talks on Internet
e-mail, but I never heard back on that, and other things have come up
since so it turns out to be better for me this way.
> What we have done with AG is quite interesting actually. We
> participated in the 4th Annual Virtual Genomics Conference sponsored
> by SDSU, this was in 2003. Since then, we've hosted a conference with
> the members of HiPCAT, where the developers of AG, notably Thomas Uram
> from Argonne, officially announced version 3.0.
I've mentioned the virtual conferences that have been hosted through AG.
Yes, I have already cribbed a lot of material from the UTHSC AG webpage. ;-)
> To see the mix of participants and schedules, please check out the
> AG scheduler:
Will do. Thanks again!
Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org>
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