Date : 27/ 02/ 11 Week : 81 People : 13
Time : 4.30 pm to 7.00 pm
Location : Shrinivasan Home
Discussion : About Screencasting
Attendees : Elango, Jawaharlal Nehru, Rajkumar, Priya, Selvamani, Nagaraj, LogeshPrabu, Selvakumar. A, Shrinivasan, Sanmugasundaram and Selvamani(myself).
New Attendee : Selvakumar. He is doing B.E(ECE) first year in Dhanalakshmi Engineering College at Manimangalam.
Special Guest: Kannan Moudgalya from IIT, Bombay.
What is Screencast:
A screencast is a digital recording of computer screen output, also known as a video screen capture with audio.
Mr. Shrinivasan shared Videos screencasted for Linux commands in our regional language, Tamil and for Introduction to gtk-recordMyDesktop application in English. We learnt some basic things that how the screencast should be made and how the video & audio quality should be.
Idea of Screencast is to learn, understand and reach the things easily to the people.
RedHat Linux Basics in Tamil
Moreover, we had a Skype call with our special guest Mr. Kannan Moudgalya, IIT Bombay.
He is doing some service to make the FOSS(Free Open/Source Software) Society in India. Screencast is one of his services. Main objective of screencast is to spread the awareness of FOSS to the students who are studying in the rural area throug the CD.
He explained more details about screencast and it guidelines and gave the things that we have to do. Further, he answered for our queries regarding screencast. Totally, we had conversation with him about 45 minutes. We really felt this occasion useful to all of us to give our part to and cooperate with him.
Finally, after the conversation with Mr. Kannan Moudgalya, we people discussed within ourself to explore the screencast and assigned an application to eachone.