First GDP Call today: open

Agustin Benito Bethencourt agustin.benito at codethink.co.uk
Wed Jan 13 08:29:34 EST 2016


Hi,

On 13/01/16 13:25, Walt Miner wrote:
> Most Japanese companies block Google Drive and Sites from being accessed. I
> would guess Hangouts is included on that list as well.  Is my math right.

They block in fact any video conference system in the computers, right? 
Is either phone or conf. rooms.

> The meeting is at 9:00 am UTC or 1 am Pacific Time in the US?

Yes it is.

>
> Regards,
> Walt
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 6:18 AM, Agustin Benito Bethencourt <
> agustin.benito at codethink.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>>
>> On 13/01/16 12:52, Jeremiah Foster wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 12:28 PM, James Thomas <
>>> james.thomas at codethink.co.uk
>>>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>
>>> On 13/01/16 09:33, Jeremiah Foster wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> WebEx is difficult to use. Not just on Linux (where it is possible but
>>>>> suboptimal) but on many platforms. Is it possible to investigate other
>>>>> channels that would also be significantly less expensive for GENIVI?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> +1.
>>>>
>>>> There
>>>>> are a number of tools that use WebRTC for example where you can
>>>>> trivially
>>>>> have a telco and share your screen without the very heavy, network
>>>>> intensive WebEx tool. Things like Google Hangouts, appear.in and
>>>>>
>>>> talky.io
>>>>
>>>>> are examples of tools I've tested in the GENIVI Open Source calls with
>>>>>
>>>> some
>>>>
>>>>> success.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Does Google Hangouts still require you download a proprietary plugin? I
>>>> don't
>>>> think it would be ideal to move from one solution to another that still
>>>> requires
>>>> you download propritary add-ons (albeit smaller ones...)
>>>>
>>>>
>>> To be honest, I don't really know. I don't use Hangouts that much, but I
>>> think its popular and permitted in corporate locations. I agree with you,
>>> we should avoid as much as possible proprietary plugins, it should be easy
>>> to use.
>>>
>>
>> Google Hangout is the most widely used option out there despite their
>> downsides for good reasons... except in China, obviously.
>>
>> The combination of Hangouts and Uberconference[1] allow those who do not
>> want to install the plug-in or cannot access Google services to join
>> through phone or their own device with no video. This option is also ideal
>> for those who want to participate but has little bandwidth.
>>
>> I have worked before with this combination and it did the job.
>>
>> [1] https://www.uberconference.com/hangouts
>>
>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Jeremiah
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>> Agustin Benito Bethencourt
>> Principal Consultant - FOSS at Codethink
>> agustin.benito at codethink.co.uk
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>
>
>

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