[Linux-aus] Request for creation of "Video Recording and Streaming" subcommittee

Michael Chesterton chesty at chesterton.id.au
Sat Mar 23 14:32:23 EST 2013

On Sat, Mar 23, 2013 at 1:56 PM, Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:
> I do think we need to remember that video comes at a significant cost
> (a bunch of people from the team who could be doing other things),
> plus hardware costs. 2013 paid over $10,000 for video camera hire for
> example.
> So... I like video and streaming, but how do we fund it if it reduces
> the attendance at the event?

The talks are only 1/4 of an events attractions, it's the meeting of minds
in the hallways, the business deals and the socialising at after talk
that makes up the rest of the attractions of going to a conference.

Releasing videos isn't new to LCA, they've being doing it for years. This
is just streamlining the process which will save money and reduce
reinvention and people power needed.
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