[riot-devel] Periodical (virtual) meetings

Adam Hunt voxadam at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 23:56:57 CEST 2014

I'm sorry that I keep replying to myself but I wanted to point out that
there are Dockerized versions of eXo, BigBlueButton, and Openmeetings
available. The eXo image appears to be from eXo and officially supported,
BigBlueButton and Openmeetings on the other hand look like community


On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 2:23 PM, Adam Hunt <voxadam at gmail.com> wrote:

> I haven't tried any of these but here are a few open source options:
> eXo
> <http://blog.exoplatform.com/en/2013/11/07/team-collaboration-video-conferencing-in-exo-chat-and-why-you-can-drop-skype-now>
> BigBlueButton <http://bigbluebutton.org/>
> Apache Openmeetings <https://openmeetings.apache.org/>
> WebHuddle <https://www.webhuddle.com/>
> eXo and BigBlueButton look promising. eXo looks like quite nice but it
> might be a bit of an undertaking to host (I'd offer to host it but I don't
>  have the bandwidth at the moment). BigBlueButton seems to be geared
> towards online learning but still a possibility. Openmeetings and WebHuddle
> appear to be Java based which is not *my* first choice; eXo and
> BigBlueButton look to be WebRTC based which is a plus in my book.
> One thing that I personally would really like to see, is a solution that
> allows for the recording of meetings. Meeting minutes are nice but
> sometimes it's nice to see the meeting exactly as it happened.
> Source:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_web_conferencing_software
> --adam
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 2:00 PM, Adam Hunt <voxadam at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm fine with whatever as long as whatever is settled on runs natively
>> under Linux (Android would be great as well). I've heard that WebEx
>> <http://www.webex.com/> quite good but, unfortunately, it's not free. An
>> open source solution would be ideal but I don't know of anything that has
>> feature parity with TeamViewer.
>> ​A regular meeting would be wonderful, especially for those of us in
>> other time zones. While I may not be a contributor (yet), I'd really like
>> to keep up on RIOT. I hope to use it in a side project that I hope to
>> become my primary project soon. Speaking of time zones, CST, is
>> that UTC+01:00?
>> ​--adam​
>> On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 10:09 AM, Martine Lenders <authmillenon at gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>> Hi Oleg,
>>> Cheers
>>> 2014-10-17 18:54 GMT+02:00 Oleg Hahm <oliver.hahm at inria.fr>:
>>>> Dear realistic IoTlers,
>>>> in order to keep RIOT's development community synchronized, discuss the
>>>> latest
>>>> changes, new features, and the long-term strategy, we will setup a new
>>>> meeting
>>>> on a regular basis. I propose to start with a biweekly rhythm and maybe
>>>> adjust
>>>> this if necessary. To give all the RIOTers around the world the
>>>> opportunity to
>>>> participate, the meeting will happen as a virtual event using a web
>>>> conferencing tool. After a first evaluation of available tools that are
>>>> free
>>>> of charge, I found TeamViewer [1] to be a good solution. If someone
>>>> knows
>>>> something better, we might change this for later meetings.
>>> if we only need audio, there is Mumble [1]. I can't say if it's better -
>>> I never tried TeamViewer for conference - but it is free software and you
>>> can run clients it on all major operating systems, including iOS and
>>> Android, without any emulation layer hassle.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Martine
>>> [1] http://wiki.mumble.info/wiki/Main_Page
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