[uug] BYU Unix User Group to be Streamed Live!
plug at thebellows.info
Mon Oct 8 09:48:18 MDT 2007
> 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.
I haven't looked at how much bandwidth is being used but my simple Comcast
connection was quite sufficient.
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.
It is a Java applet that is invoked from a webpage. WebHuddle creates a link
that you can distribute to whomever you wish to join the "Huddle". They
simply enter in the password and they are connected (if they have the Java
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.
I totally understand and appreciate your endeavor to bring these meetings to
as many people as possible. With WebHuddle it is possible to use their
server they have setup. I don't know that there are any limitations to it
but it is currently free.
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