[lug] BLUG_talk > /dev/youtube ?
hugh at math.byu.edu
Sat Jan 19 08:29:20 MST 2008
Jeffrey Haemer wrote:
> My company has a stack of VCR cassettes of presentations that I can't watch
> because I don't even have a TV. Bummer. Some of the titles look
> interesting. I was thinking, yesterday, "Too bad they're not on YouTube."
> That metamorphosed into, "Hey. I wonder if anyone in BLUG would be
> interested in videotaping some of the BLUG talks. We could put *them* onto
> Anybody out there (a) interested in doing this? (b) know how? (c) have some
> of the necessary equipment?
> It'd be nice if this thread didn't degenerate into flames about YouTube or
> VCRs. It'd be nice if someone gave me a million bucks.
For the quick and dirty, someone could take an iBook toward the front
and use the built-in camera to do video capture.
If someone had a digital camcorder, that would obviously be better.
What if the thread devolved into a million flaming Youtube dollars as
viewed with a VCR? ;)
I would think that you could use a tv tuner card (like a Hauppage) to
capture the output of the VCR.
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