[AG-TECH] AccessGrid on PDA devices

John Hodrien johnh at comp.leeds.ac.uk
Thu Feb 23 10:43:00 CST 2006

On Thu, 23 Feb 2006, Derek Piper wrote:

> 	Heh, that sounds fun. I can picture the NCSA lobby in little teeny 
> tiny 1/2" windows ... :D
> 	VIC is just the video component, you'd need something to take the job 
> of RAT and then you have audio too. From that you could join in with a manual 
> hookup, since you would need the VenueClient software and associated 
> dependencies in order to browse venues. I'm thinking all that would probably 
> slaughter the poor little PDA but it sounds like it's worth a laugh.
> 	For manual hookup, get the ports from the 'Properties' entry of the 
> 'Venue' menu of a VenueClient. You might want to also go to a venue with a 
> bridge (or run one yourself against your venue server) to remove multicast 
> from being a problem over the wireless.

I think it sounds like good clean fun ;)

Considering skype copes well on a PDA (and that's *hideously* CPU intensive) I
figure it's within reach, and that the compromises would be workable.

Should we be expecting requests for a PPC shared presentation tool in a few


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