Online video distribution
using Plumi & Plone CMS
● Plumi , a GPL video CMS,
based on Plone –
http://plumi.org
● First rel...
What does it do?
● Video uploading via http
● Video transcoding to Flash, ogg - embeddable
● Video podcasting (RSS2/Atom)-...
How does is it do this?
● Plumi as Product
Bundle - set of
interrelating Plone
products.
● Some custom built
by EM and
con...
Plumi video CMS
Latest Plumi version – 0.2.3
'Plumi 0.2.x' branch compromises of:
●Plone 2.5.5
●Plumi 0.2.x products
●Indy...
Plumi 0.2.x products
●ATVideo, ATEngageVideo : content types
●PlumiSkin : Plone skin product
(images/css/templates)
●Indyt...
Roadmap for Plumi 0.3
● Buildout dev. environment
● Latest Plone 3.2.x
● plone.app.blob – native ZODB blobs
● Plumi custom...
●Buildout development environment, SVN
●ArchgenXML and ArgoUML for product
development
●Extending ATEngageVideo
●
More 3rd...
Strengths of FOSS Video
Distribution Networks
● Expanding databases of “open content”
licensed material.
● Provides an ope...
Weaknesses of FOSS Video
Distribution Networks
●Small audiences.
●Distribution capabilities (network bandwidth,
server mai...
Future research for online video
tech
●Streaming versions of embedded players
●Integrated bittorrent & other p2p distro
ne...
The End.
Thanks for coming :)
Contact : andy@infiniterecursion.com.au
Multimedia in Plone - Andy Nicholson
Multimedia in Plone - Andy Nicholson
Multimedia in Plone - Andy Nicholson
Multimedia in Plone - Andy Nicholson
Multimedia in Plone - Andy Nicholson
Multimedia in Plone - Andy Nicholson
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Andy is an active contributor to the Plumi project, a distribution of Plone specifically designed for rich multimedia sites. He will discuss some of the different multimedia options available for Plone today.

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Multimedia in Plone - Andy Nicholson

  1. 1. Online video distribution using Plumi & Plone CMS ● Plumi , a GPL video CMS, based on Plone – http://plumi.org ● First released on Plone.org : 18th Sept 2007 - version 0.1 ● Latest Plone 2.5.5 release : 19th Jan 2009 - version 0.2.3 ● Latest Plone 3 version is Plumi 3 RC3 from 15th April 2010 http://plone.org/products/plumi ● FOSS project ● Community engagement – sprints, conferences
  2. 2. What does it do? ● Video uploading via http ● Video transcoding to Flash, ogg - embeddable ● Video podcasting (RSS2/Atom)-Miro integration ● Tagging/Categorisation/Tag cloud ● Searching via text, tags, categorisation, as RSS ● Author profiles, commenting on videos ● Featured videos and news & events for front page. ● Open Content Licensing ● base Plone functionality - workflows/perms
  3. 3. How does is it do this? ● Plumi as Product Bundle - set of interrelating Plone products. ● Some custom built by EM and contributors ● Others from the wider Plone community. ● Collaborative work: new forms of media networks ● Social context of the software's use. – Local Archives in Indonesia – Video Sharing Sites
  4. 4. Plumi video CMS Latest Plumi version – 0.2.3 'Plumi 0.2.x' branch compromises of: ●Plone 2.5.5 ●Plumi 0.2.x products ●Indytube video transcoder ●Can use a buildout dev. environment ●Serve with Apache2 & squid on Debian GNU/Linux Trac: http://plumi.org/report/3
  5. 5. Plumi 0.2.x products ●ATVideo, ATEngageVideo : content types ●PlumiSkin : Plone skin product (images/css/templates) ●Indytube : video transcoder ● Dependent 3rd party Plone products. Plumi 0.2.x / Plone 2.5.5 compatible branch http://dev.plone.org/collective/browser/Plumi/branches/plumi-0.2.x
  6. 6. Roadmap for Plumi 0.3 ● Buildout dev. environment ● Latest Plone 3.2.x ● plone.app.blob – native ZODB blobs ● Plumi custom products, z3 style plumi.app, plumi.skin, plumi.content, plumi.indytube ● Migration path from 0.2.x ● New Indytube architecture http://plone.org/products/plumi/roadmap Docs: http://plumi.org/wiki
  7. 7. ●Buildout development environment, SVN ●ArchgenXML and ArgoUML for product development ●Extending ATEngageVideo ● More 3rd party products tested with Plumi : BiReference, SearchReferenceWidget, qPloneBlog ●Zope3 style browser views ●Custom Skin product Extending Plumi 0.2.x Case Study: Critical Commons
  8. 8. Strengths of FOSS Video Distribution Networks ● Expanding databases of “open content” licensed material. ● Provides an open & experimental forum. ● Collaborative efforts: organised networks are working on FOSS video technology.
  9. 9. Weaknesses of FOSS Video Distribution Networks ●Small audiences. ●Distribution capabilities (network bandwidth, server maintenance & costs) of individual distributors is low. ●FOSS solution for tool-chain on (patent un- encumbered) cross-platform video.
  10. 10. Future research for online video tech ●Streaming versions of embedded players ●Integrated bittorrent & other p2p distro networks ●Patent unencumbered codecs and cross- platform browser support – <video> tag ●Firefogg plugin –video transcoding / uploading plugin for FireFox - http://www.firefogg.org/
  11. 11. The End. Thanks for coming :) Contact : andy@infiniterecursion.com.au
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