Media and Learning 2014

Wideo

Wideo is an online platform providing the users with a way to create, edit and share their videos for free. The service is web-based so the only requirement is a browser. Users can choose (or upload) the images, fonts, animations, videos and audios. By uploading one’s own audio it is possible to make videos with voiceover explanations.
The system is currently in Beta version.

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Alberto Nantiat

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Agu De Marco and Agustin Esperon

PrestoSpace - Digital Preservation of audio/visual material

PrestoSpace (http://www.prestospace.org/project/index.en.html) is an EU project which aims to enable any European archive owner, from small collections to the largest, to manage an autonomous and realistic patrimonial policy, including preservation and exploitation of digital assets, in order to bring together industry, research institutes and stakeholders at European level to provide products and services for bringing effective automated preservation and access to Europe’s diverse audiovisual collections.

The outcome of the project is "Digital Preservation of audio/visual material", a website for archive owners, academics and the public alike, which provides a first point-of-call for information on the migration and digital preservation of audio/visual works. The site is a repository of the information and experience gained in the PrestoSpace project. You can find information ranging from the tutorial to the academic on planning and executing a digital preservation project and the technologies and processes involved. You will also find training videos, management tools and links to online resources and events in the field of digital preservation.

To find out about the following project, PrestoPRIME, go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/resource/prestoprime-keeping-audiovisua...

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Silvia Miola


PrestoPRIME - Keeping Audiovisual Contents Alive

PrestoPRIME project, funded by EU, aims to research and develop practical solutions for the long-term preservation of digital media objects, programmes and collections, and to find ways to increase access by integrating the media archives with European on-line digital libraries in a digital preservation framework.

To find out about the previous project, PrestoSpace and Digital Preservation of audio/visual material, go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/resource/prestospace-digital-preservati...

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Silvia Miola


ccMixter

"ccMixter is a community music site featuring remixes licensed under Creative Commons where you can listen to, sample, mash-up, or interact with music in whatever way you want. Remixers can apply sampling, remixing and mash-ups, grab the sample packs and a cappellas for download and can upload their version back into ccMixter, for others to enjoy and re-sample."
"Looking for music for a video, school project, game you’re developing, podcast or just for listening in your cubicle or mobile music device? Find exactly the music you’re looking for - podsafe, liberally licensed - using dig.ccMixter Music Discovery tool. One out of six uploads to ccMixter are used in a YouTube(tm) video, flickr moving image, podcast, compilation album and thousands of other places all over the web."
Related: “Is it legal?”, http://ccmixter.org/isitlegal

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Mathy Vanbuel


Virtual Cutter

The Virtual Cutter allows you to create clips from the multimedia files on SURFmedia and other video servers. The Virtual Cutter allows you to indicate the beginning and the end of a clip within a multimedia file. The Virtual Cutter will generate the HTML code that refers to this clip after you have entered these marks. You can use this code in a webpage or in any other file that can contain hyperlinks, such as Word and Powerpoint files.

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De Virtual Cutter zorgt ervoor dat het mogelijk is een videofragment te knippen uit een multimediabestand op SURFmedia of een andere videoserver. Met Virtual Cutter is het ook mogelijk om een begin- en eindpunt van een videofragment te bepalen. Nadat je de grenzen hebt vastgelegd, zal de Virtual Cutter een HTML-code maken, die verwijst naar dat fragment. Je kan deze code gebruiken op een webpagina of elk ander bestandm waarin het mogelijk is een hyperlink te plaatsen, zoals bijvoorbeeld Word- en Powerpointbestanden.

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Virtual Cutter (cortador virtual) le permite crear clips de los archivos multimedia en SURFmedia y otros servidores de video. Virtual Cutter le permite indicar el principio y el final de un clip dentro de un archivo multimedia. Después de introducir estas marcas, el programa generará el código HTML que se refiere a este clip. Usted puede utilizar este código en una página web o en cualquier otro archivo que puede contener enlaces, como archivos de Word y PowerPoint.

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Sally Reynolds

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André Rosendaal, ICTOL, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen, Netherlands on behalf of SURFnet bv (SURFworks)
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Selectie van de testlaboratoria - Digitale fototoestellen - Zomer 2007

FNAC lists differences, advantages & disadvantages of a numerous amount of digital cameras (not camcorders).

FNAC lijst verschillen, voordelen en nadelen op van een groot aantal digitale camera's (geen camcorders).

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Mathy Vanbuel


White papers

Polycom creates and offers solutions to have audio and video conferences. This web page lists publications (white papers) of Polycom with a lot of useful documents under the Video section about videoconferencing.

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Nikki Cortoos

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Polycom
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repository with PDFs

How to embed video in classroom presentations

How to embed video in presentations.

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Ursula Simmetsberger


AthenaWeb

"A virtual home for science communicators

Launched in the spring of 2005, AthenaWeb is a video portal and workspace for European audiovisual communication professionals in the areas of science and scientific information. Contributors and users of the service include institutions, universities, labs, corporations, not-for-profit organisations, and of course the television and film industry (broadcasters, journalists, documentary makers, producers, people who commission TV programming, etc.).

AthenaWeb is 100% backed by the European Commission’s Research Directorate-General and is run by the science communications agency LAB TO MEDIA."

Editorial note 3 August 2011: Athenaweb seized its functions from 31 July 2011 onwards, the website is currently still accessible, but we cannot predict for how long. It is unsure at this point what will happen to the resources.

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Mathy Vanbuel


Selectie van de testlaboratoria - Digitale fototoestellen - Zomer 2008

FNAC lists differences, advantages & disadvantages of a numerous amount of digital cameras (not camcorders)

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Nikki Cortoos



20 - 21 November 2014 Flemish Ministry of Education Headquarters, Brussels #mlconf14
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