[uug] BYU Unix User Group to be Streamed Live!

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Mon Oct 8 09:44:38 MDT 2007


On 08 Oct 2007, at 07:45, Clint Savage wrote:

> On 10/7/07, Jared Bellows <plug at thebellows.info> wrote:
>> I just came across a project that I think would work great for  
>> this. It is
>> called WebHuddle (https://www.webhuddle.com/homepage.jsp). It is  
>> cross
>> platform, shares the desktop, can "natively" display Impress  
>> slides and
>> includes audio. There are many other features that make this an  
>> attractive
>> option (Q&A, Recording, etc.)
>>
>> Jared
>
> Jared,
>
> I've recently configured WebHuddle.  I know that it works, but its
> still *very* beta.  I'd say that its going to be a great product,
> however.  The problem doesn't lie with sharing the desktop or
> recording the screen so much as it relies on bandwidth for those who'd
> like to listen/view.
>
> There is one other problem though and that is that the presenter has
> to solve the problem of connecting to this system.  In this case, that
> means they must invoke a java application (IIRC) as well.  Although
> this problem isn't insurmountable, I find it a hassle and an annoyance
> that the presenter has to do anything of the sort.  It takes too much
> time to have them set that up when I could just set up vnc or video
> their laptop.
>
> Don't get me wrong, I love these ideas.  I want to implement as many
> of them as I can, but we need to make sure they're feasible and
> cost-effective too.  Since this is provided for free, I hope you'll
> understand that we'll have many technical issues to work out and we
> sure appreciate the input.
>

In a similar vein as the name of the last suggestion, have a look at:

http://www.livehuddle.com/




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