[hackerspaces] Looking for another hackerspace to share telepresence

Matt Joyce matt at nycresistor.com
Thu Jan 19 07:07:16 CET 2012

I think everyone has had this idea at some point....  Not that many
hackerspaces have lots of bandwidth to spare.

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 8:10 PM, Brian Klug <brian.klug at hackerdojo.com>wrote:

> I've got a project I'd love to collaborate on with someone at another
> hackerspace.
> I think it would be neat to implement a 24/7 always-on high-bandwidth
> video link between hackerspaces.
> Imagine a nice flat panel mounted to the kitchen wall, next to the
> watercooler, etc, where you can peer right in to another hackerspace, talk
> with them.  You don't have to dial anyway, it is always connected (and
> reconnects automatically on disconnect, etc).
> Ideal scenario:
>    - peering with a hackerspace not in California
>    - dedicated hardware, preferably new (for reliability)
>    - lots of bandwidth to spare (for HD video)
>    - might be cool to link with a hackerspace located somewhere where
>    English is not the native language -- for the fun it
>    - ?
> Looking through the archives, I know this has come up at least once before
> (2009), but I don't see anything recent.  Apologies if I missed a thread!
> Cheers!
> Brian Klug
> Hacker Dojo
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