[foms] next "FOMS" workshop
jluther at google.com
Mon Jul 25 06:25:24 PDT 2011
Thanks for organizing this, Silvia. I'll be at OVC.
On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 9:03 AM, Silvia Pfeiffer
<silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi Philip,
> That's awesome news! Great to hear you are coming!
> I have yet to figure this all out, actually. Right now it looks like
> there are several streams at OVC and the technical one is called "Open
> Media Software" (OMS). There are several parallel tracks on that
> stream and html5 accessibility will be one. Track and WebVTT
> discussions would be part of that.
> I'm going to talk with the OVC organisers to see if we can have a
> separate Website to do some organising in the manner that we did FOMS.
> Hope to be able to give you more news soon.
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 10:56 PM, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj at opera.com>
> > Good new, I'll be attending this year as well. As a topic of particular
> > interest to me, I might add <track> and WebVTT.
> > Will there be a dedicated FOMS website, or is it merging completely with
> > OVC?
> > Philip
> > On Thu, 16 Jun 2011 08:26:53 +0200, Silvia Pfeiffer
> > <silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> This year, the Open Video Conference will be taking place on the
> >> 10-12th September in New York. I was asked to have FOMS included in
> >> the conference and I've worked with Ben Moskowitz on sorting out the
> >> best way.
> >> OVC supposedly have an awesome venue with many rooms and are planning
> >> something very different to previous years: something much more
> >> productive.
> >> There will be workshops in three domains: creative, policy and
> >> The workshops will be about a particular current topic in the domain
> >> and will all be outcome focused.
> >> In the technical space that means there will be workshops for users to
> >> learn how to work with certain technology and produce some examples
> >> (e.g. work with popcorn.js or Firefox Rainbow etc).
> >> Also - and this is probably mostly due to the way in which we ran FOMS
> >> in the last two years - they want to have *developer-centric*
> >> workshops very much along the FOMS spirit.
> >> However, rather than have a single "FOMS" track, we decided to
> >> identify some key technical issue beforehand and pull out working
> >> groups for these up front. Topics that I have suggested are:
> >> * HTTP adaptive streaming (yes, to continue the discussions from last
> >> year)
> >> * Browser video metrics/stats
> >> * HTML5 video accessibility
> >> * WebRTC (which was already a topic)
> >> * Camera and microphone interfaces (which also already was a topic)
> >> (Do we need something about codecs?)
> >> In addition to this I suggested to hold a single "Open Media Software
> >> Developers" get-together at the beginning of the conference to do what
> >> we have done in previous FOMSes: introduce ourselves and express the
> >> things that currently bug us and that we would like to discuss with
> >> others. If we identify anything that hasn't got a breakout group yet,
> >> we have the chance to actually create such a group. There seem to be
> >> sufficient rooms available to accommodate this. We could presumably
> >> even have a permanent hacking room where we can catch up when nothing
> >> else is on.
> >> But first let me ask this question: Does anyone here have any other
> >> ideas for breakout groups for OVC that we should definitely have and
> >> that I missed above?
> >> I hope you're putting the OVC date in your diaries and starting to
> >> plan the trip, because I think - even though we are ripping FOMS apart
> >> - the spirit of FOMS is actually moving into this larger thing that is
> >> called OVC and it will be totally awesome.
> >> Cheers,
> >> Silvia.
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