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- Subject: Re: VIrtual conference (was Re: Lua Workshop 2008 Announcements)
- From: "Peter Cawley" <lua@...>
- Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 15:48:55 +0000
The Drupal Dojo (a group within the Drupal project that gives
presentations about things) uses TeamSpeak for voice, VNC for live
screen demos, and Google Apps / VNC for presentations. You may want to
use similar things for virtual confernencing to a group of people.
2008/2/28 Matt Campbell <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I like the idea of a virtual conference; it would eliminate the expense
> and, for some, the difficulty of travel. However, is video really worth
> the bandwidth it consumes? I think audio plus slides (ideally delivered
> as HTML) would be quite enough, except perhaps for a few presentations
> which involve a live demo. Eliminating video would probably make it
> possible to host more participants. Eliminating video would also reduce
> hardware and software requirements; we wouldn't all have to be running
> Leopard and iChat AV. I think it would be quite enough to hear the
> participants' voices, but then my perspective is probably different than
> most, since I'm legally blind.
> Anyway, I'd love to try it, so long as I don't have to get a Mac.