From:   Pam Tietze <pam.tietze@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Tuesday, October 11, 2011 10:02:16 PM
To:   Global Revolution Media <globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com>
Subject:   [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Re: Film Screenings using audio transmitted over radio - possible answer
 

Unfortunately I can't be there at 2p tomorrow because of work, but if

anyone else can...please do!

 

Are you part of the group actually? I wasn't sure. If not, do you have

a contact for someone?

 

On Oct 11, 5:49 pm, Daniel Levine <danieltrump...@gmail.com> wrote:

> sounds good. Do you think you could stop by Radio WG at 2pm tomorrow to

> bring up this idea? We meet under the red cube.

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> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 5:26 PM, Pam Tietze <pam.tie...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > I think it can work for both. There can be several 'channels' for each

> > need, and people can listen to the one that's appropriate for what

> > they're interested in at the moment. Personally, I've had difficulty

> > communicating with both of those groups (I'm also new to the way

> > things work), so if you know how to reach out, please advise. Thanks

> > Daniel!

>

> > Also, we've used the word 'radio' alot, but just to clarify I think

> > it's starting to focus in on internet 'radio' solely so people can use

> > their phones. Although if Radio WG wanted to take the reins on good

> > old fashioned radio, that would be great. I imagine that if you're

> > live streaming a GA meeting with a mic, it would be pretty easy to do

> > it both ways at once. I'm focusing on getting the internet side going

> > first though!

>

> > On Oct 11, 5:00 pm, Daniel Levine <danieltrump...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > > Aside from the technical aspects, are you guys envisioning broadcast

> > radio

> > > as a media outlet or simply a device to serve as an electronic version of

> > > people's mic for those of in the square?

>

> > > The first case would definitely fall under the umbrella of our Radio WG

> > and

> > > we need and appreciate help. The second might be something for the lovely

> > > folks at internet.

>

> > > On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 10:07 AM, John Greaves <j...@3knightsmedia.com

> > >wrote:

>

> > > > There might be an issue with broadcasting radio which they might try to

> > use

> > > > legal tactics to shut down but radio would be a good idea.

>

> > > > One solution which I have been working on but have only gotten a

> > prototype

> > > > to work is to use icecast streaming server. There is a nice mac program

> > > > based on this called Nicecasthttp://www.rogueamoeba.com/**nicecast/<

> >http://www.rogueamoeba.com/nicecast/>

>

> > > > this lets you start an internet radio station using itunes or just the

> > mic

> > > > on your computer. It's a free trial that lets you broadcast for an hour

> > at a

> > > > time, but it's only like $60 for the full license.

>

> > > > This is initially set up to broadcast over the internet, but if you can

> > > > have a wireless router running hooked up to a computer using nicecast

> > then

> > > > anyone who joins that wireless network will be able to listen to the

> > audio.

>

> > > > a few problems: there is a 7 second delay on the audio so it might not

> > be

> > > > good to sync movies. I'm not sure how much capacity this will have, but

> > the

> > > > prototype works.

>

> > > > people join the wireless router's network then go to a local url and

> > hit

> > > > play from an html5 browser.

>

> > > > Another possible answer for streaming movies is using the same network

> > > > router, but using vlc to stream the movie over the network so a bunch

> > of

> > > > people can view it on their phone. THis would work, but is best for

> > > > prerecorded stuff because there is a 7 second delay on the video too.

>

> > > > THis can be really powerful if you guys want to spend the energy to

> > make it

> > > > work.

> > > > it can also create a local web site that people can access to see

> > what's

> > > > happening and what is needed within the local area network range. If we

> > can

> > > > get it working it can be replicated pretty easily and cheaply.

>

> > > > I am not available to be there until next week but I can skype or email

> > > > with people on the details of the procedure to get these solutions

> > going.

>

> > > > Radio might just be the answer, but I thought I would add this

> > additional

> > > > info

>

> > > > John

>

> > > > On 10/11/11 9:37 AM, Pam Tietze wrote:

>

> > > >> If we can use an FM transmitter that can cover the length of the

> > > >> square, we can 'occupy' a station and transmit audio (yes the GA

> > > >> meetings and whatever else people want) live that people can listen to

> > > >> with their phones. I think. Ha

>

> > > >> That airtime can be scheduled like a calendar so people can transmit

> > > >> different info at all times. It gets around the amplification issue.

>

> > > >> It seems pretty simple to me in theory. It's like what they use on

> > > >> walking tours, etc.

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> > > >> On Oct 11, 8:37 am, Daniel Levine<danieltrump...@gmail.**com<

> > danieltrump...@gmail.com>>

> > > >>  wrote:

>

> > > >>> Pam. Not sure exactly what you had in mind, but we have a radio

> > working

> > > >>> group. WBAI is giving us a half hour slot on their station starting

> > next

> > > >>> week (mon-fri 6:30-7). We're also looking into podcasting if you can

> > help

> > > >>> call me. 347-853-2612

>

> > > >>> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 1:35 AM, Pam Tietze<pam.tie...@gmail.com>

> > > >>>  wrote:

>

> > > >>>> Hi there,

> > > >>>> It's completely possible that this has already been discussed, but I

> > > >>>> was wondering why we don't transmit audio on a radio channel so

> > people

> > > >>>> can tune in and/or listen with their phones. I was thinking about

> > this

> > > >>>> because I wanted to screen films  at the square and was trying to

> > > >>>> think of different ways for people to hear the audio aside from

> > > >>>> subtitles.

> > > >>>> There could also be a website where people can 'tune in' and listen

> > > >>>> with their phones.

> > > >>>> What do you think??

> > > >>>> Thanks,

> > > >>>> Pam

> > > >>>> 254-681-8061

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