[hackerspaces] Webcam Telepresence Wall

Koen Martens gmc at sonologic.nl
Fri Oct 9 23:13:48 CEST 2009


On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 04:17:15AM -0400, tetsu yatsu wrote:
> I've always wanted to do this, since day 1 of planning our hackerspace.
> Set up a projector on a wall and point a webcam back from the wall being
> projected on, and have someone from another do the same, and effectively
> extend our space into another city/state/country. Like how sleazy real
> estate people cover entire rooms with mirrors to make them look bigger, only
> with streaming internet video!
> We could do it easily/quickly with Skype, maybe better quality later with
> mplayer or some set of scripts.
> http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Telepresence_Walls
> Any takers!?  I'm thinking tomorrow, or this weekend.

That'd be cool. One problem though: we don't have our space yet :) As soon
as we have it, i hope you're still up for it.. 



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