Category Archives: Development

Video Comments – Revisited

A few years ago, John Schimmel and I worked on an in-time commenting system for video. Specifically we made a WordPress Plugin that interfaced with the built-in WordPress commenting system including user authentication, spam prevention, and so on. Unfortunately, it … Continue reading

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Android Live Streaming courtesy of JavaCV and FFMPEG

For the last little or should I say, long while I have been working on wrangling a solution for live streaming from Android that is both decent quality and extensible. For those of you interested, the litter in my GitHub … Continue reading

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Bringing in a generic H.264 stream to Wirecast (via Wowza and Wirecast’s Generic IP Camera support)

Wirecast is truly a studio in a box. It has a great support for multiple cameras, mixing live and recorded sources, graphic overlays and so on. Recent versions even allow you to bring in live feeds from IP cameras including … Continue reading

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Local Report 2012 | Creative Time Reports

The piece that I helped Robert Whitman create is up on Creative Time.   We had 90 or so callers send in video and make phone calls via a custom iPhone app, Android app and regular phone number over the … Continue reading

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Announcing ObscuraCam v1 – Enhance Your Visual Privacy! | The Guardian Project

The app that I have been working on with folks from WITNESS and The Guardian Project has been announced! Announcing ObscuraCam v1 – Enhance Your Visual Privacy! | The Guardian Project.

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Obscura Cam now in the Android market!

I am happy to report that the app I have been working on in collaboration with Witness and the Guardian Project is now available in the Android Market. The app, Obscura Cam is the outcome of the first phase of … Continue reading

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Pro Android Media Missing Code

The source code download from Apress for my book, Pro Android Media is missing one of the examples from Chapter 6. Specifically it is the HTTP Audio Playlist Player. I just uploaded it: ProAndroidMediaCh6-HTTPAudioPlaylistPlayer.zip

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The Secure Smart Camera App for Human Rights Video : Video For Change :: A WITNESS blog

Bryan at WITNESS put up a blog post concerning the app that I am working on along with other Guardian folks. The Secure Smart Camera App for Human Rights Video : Video For Change :: A WITNESS blog. It’s worth … Continue reading

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AnDevCon – Developing Media Applications

Just finished a day long workshop in San Francisco at Andevcon. It went well and hopefully the participants found it useful. Here are the slides and examples: Camera via Intent Custom Camera Custom Camera with Parameters Custom Audio Player Audio … Continue reading

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Microsoft-Nokia Hookup Leaves Symbian Devs Hanging | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Microsoft-Nokia Hookup Leaves Symbian Devs Hanging | Gadget Lab | Wired.com. From a developer perspective, It’s too bad that Nokia didn’t go the Android direction and work on porting Qt over to Android.

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