[talk] Reverse presentation

Patrick McEvoy mcevoy.pat at gmail.com
Sat Feb 10 14:06:27 EST 2018

Peter Varga wrote:
> Greetings all:
> Open up the chance to more people to present one’s idea and generate
> more consecutive nycbug gatherings. 
> The idea is streaming a presentation in, from remote.
> Over the years many nycbug attendees moved or live away yet they all
> made excellent presentations.  So in person presentation are time and
> location sensitive.  Let’s remove the location part.  Would they like to
> do it again?
> Now even my phone can do video calls for quite long time reliably over
> LTE.  So the source is covered. Restreaming can also be done since
> streaming out works already. I am quiet certain the network logistics
> can be figured out.  
> The only trouble, i think, is finding the logistics for the display.
>  Projector would work on a wall.  I am willing to donate to get a
> projector for nycbug.org and any wall could be a display.  eBay links
> for a quality flexible projector like device? 
> Any thoughts yeah nay?

I am in. We could have the presenter "coming in" over Skype or any other
video chat service, and I could stream that over our usual donated Scale
Engine link. We have also talked about using an live IRC channel for
streamers. In fact IRC may be easier for asking remote presenters


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