Category Archives: Video

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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My book in Chinese!

One of my new students brought in a copy of my book in Chinese. I had no idea it was translated and available. Nice! Here it is on Amazon.cn

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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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Re: Networked Video in 10 Years : Networked Video == Parseable Video | Not sLop

Interesting, I just got some comment spam on this post from January 2007: Networked Video in 10 Years : Networked Video == Parseable Video | Not sLop. In the post, I describe the proceedings from a breakout group at that year’s … 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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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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Robert Whitman’s ‘Passport,’ in Two States at Once – NYTimes.com

Nice article in the Times about Whitman’s latest piece.  I built and ran the video network that connected the two locations for the performance.  Scenes from each location were transmitted and shown live in the other location. Robert Whitman’s ‘Passport,’ … Continue reading

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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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Whitman’s Passport

The New York Times did a short writeup on the Whitman/Dia Passport performance that I have been working on. I’m putting together the system to transport the live video between each of the locations. We’ll be using bonded 3G connections … Continue reading

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