VLC 2.2 and VideoLAN introduction

 Hong Kong Open Source Conference

As VLC media player version 2.2 is about to be release, we will introduce the VideoLAN project and community behind the versatile open-source media player and streaming server, what to expect from this new major version and from open-source multimedia in the near future.

This is one of keynote sessions at Hong Kong Open Source Conference 2014.

Speaker: Mr. Rémi Denis-Courmont (Finland) and Mr François Cartegnie (France).

Mr. Rémi Denis-Courmont, Lead Developer, VideoLAN Foundation.

Having joined the VideoLAN project as a student in 2003, Rémi eventually became the largest single code contributor to VLC in volume. He still enjoys contributing to VLC as a hobbyist and traveling around. By day, he works as a software engineer for a large semiconductor R&D company, from Helsinki, Finland.

Mr François Cartegnie, Lead Developer, VideoLAN Foundation.

Called into VideoLAN project and started fixing usability in 2009, he's
now contributing to most parts of VLC. He's also OpenSource activist
fighting against racketware.

With academic research background in usability and networks, he went
through French VoIP experiments and a co-founded a shopbot web-company.

Language: English (with English Slides)

Hong Kong Open Source Conference 2014 aka HKOSC 2014 (2014/3/29 Saturday) is an annual international conference in Hong Kong for global open source community, it is aimed to demonstrate the use of open source software technology, open hardware technology and latest development in the world.

HKOSC is targeted for developers, users and promoters. In 2014, HKOSC is planned as similiar as 2013, which will be extended to a 4-track full day conference, and estimated audiences are 250.
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