[AG-TECH] AG Town Hall
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Mon Oct 31 16:41:15 CST 2005
The AG townhall is scheduled for tomorrow...here's the info:
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 23:39:54 -0500
From: Thomas D. Uram <turam at mcs.anl.gov>
To: ag-tech <ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov>
Subject: [AG-TECH] Access Grid Townhall Reminder - November
The November Townhall is scheduled for Tuesday, November 1, at 10:00AM CST
(16:00 UTC). It will be held in the Argonne National Laboratory venue on
the institutional venue server (Go to
https://ivs.mcs.anl.gov:9000/Venues/default, then Government Institutions
Lobby, then Argonne National Lab).
Invited Speaker: Robert Putnam, Boston University
Positional Audio and Window Highlighting for the Access Grid
Boston University has developed a system to help users determine which
Access Grid participant is speaking at a given time. In the current test
system, when the amplitude of a site's audio rises above a minimum
threshold, the video windows from that site are highlighted by a color
outline, and the audio is positioned in the stereo field at the same
relative location as the last-moved video window.
Robert will discuss the [sometimes tortuous] development of the system,
its current implementation, and the prospects for inclusion in the AGtk.
There will be a second session held for those in the Asia-Pacific region,
at 6:00PM CST (Wednesday, 00:00 UTC). Of course, anyone is welcome to
attend this session, if it's more agreeable with their schedules.
ANL will be running bridges in the Argonne venue for this meeting.
On Mon, 31 Oct 2005, Michael Miller wrote:
> Is the AG Town Hall meeting this week or next?
> Michael Miller
> System Engineer
> Video Technology Services
> Persistent Infrastructure Directorate
> National Center for Supercomputing Applications
> University of Illinois - UC
> "If you're clear in your vision and trust the people in your team with clear objectives, they will invariably do their best to achieve everything desired, and usually deliver everything you could have hoped for and even more." -Paul Debevec
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