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2014/03/19

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Bertl
morning folks!
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se6astian
good morning
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se6astian
french news about us: http://linuxfr.org/news/presentation-du-prototype-de-la-camera-apertus-axiom-alpha
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Bertl
nice
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se6astian1
article release in 10 minutes
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se6astian1
and its live!
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se6astian1
https://www.apertus.org/2014-first-moving-images-axiom-alpha
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se6astian1
http://cinescopophilia.com/first-footage-recorded-with-the-4k-axiom-alpha-prototype-camera/
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se6astian1
http://www.slashcam.de/news/single/Apertus-Axiom---erste-Bewegtbilder-11262.html
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se6astian1
and we crossed the 700 unique visitor barrier
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intracube
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PipeManMusic
o/
21:02
Bertl
welcome PipeManMusic!
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se6astian1
hey there!
21:24
PipeManMusic
I've checked into this project from time to time.
21:24
PipeManMusic
Just doing another checkup to see how things are going.
21:30
Bertl
and? what's the result? :)
21:30
PipeManMusic
Well, I had a hard time gleaning enough from the website so I came here.
21:30
PipeManMusic
I see the prototype.
21:31
Bertl
okay, good start ... anything you want to know in more detail?
21:31
PipeManMusic
The all important when and how much. :)
21:31
PipeManMusic
I'm sure the two hardest to answer.
21:32
Bertl
I think the how much is not that important ... we don't want to compete with low price discounter and companies trying to fill the market with cheap gadgets
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Bertl
we will have solutions for a small budget as well as for a high budget
21:33
PipeManMusic
Sure.
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Bertl
(this comes with the modularity)
21:33
PipeManMusic
I understand.
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Bertl
for the when, it really depends on what you want
21:33
PipeManMusic
I was more wondering ballpark range.
21:34
Bertl
our goal is still well below 10k USD
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Bertl
(for the 4k version that is)
21:34
PipeManMusic
For the complete setup?
21:34
PipeManMusic
Or the base camera?
21:34
Bertl
base camera, we'll see what it will include
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Bertl
the 'complete setup' is open ended
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PipeManMusic
Sure.
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PipeManMusic
I'm not a professional film maker.
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PipeManMusic
I a guy with a ton of stuff to film.
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PipeManMusic
And a lover of FLOSS both hardware and software.
21:36
Bertl
so maybe you will be happy with 2k instead of 4k
21:36
PipeManMusic
Yes.
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Bertl
which probably will reduce the price significantly
21:36
PipeManMusic
OK.
21:37
Bertl
the sensor we are currently using alone costs almost 2k USD
21:37
PipeManMusic
I actually come from the audio world.
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Bertl
and there are other sensors for way less with reasonable quality
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Bertl
so maybe you are interested in contributing on audio then?
21:38
PipeManMusic
Yes.
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PipeManMusic
I'm very limited on time.
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PipeManMusic
But I'm always willing to contribute what I can.
21:38
Bertl
well, if your contributions are valuable then small ones can make a big difference
21:38
PipeManMusic
:)
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Bertl
for us, audio currently is a 'module we will look at later'
21:39
PipeManMusic
Sure.
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PipeManMusic
Are you still running a linux core?
21:39
Bertl
yes, the axiom alpha is running linux
21:39
PipeManMusic
That simplifies things.
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Bertl
indeed, most of our setup is done by shell scripts :)
21:41
PipeManMusic
Have you guys set a goal for the audio module.
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PipeManMusic
?
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Bertl
not yet, we didn't even consider what it should do or what interfaces are required
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Bertl
but it would be a good idea to add something to the wiki about that or post on the mailing list
21:42
PipeManMusic
Well, on the one hand, you could just provide a usb 2.0 port and call it good honestly.
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PipeManMusic
That isn't all that great for people looking for a traditional workflow though.
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Bertl
I'm not so much a fan of usb and usb audio/video, mostly because the protocol itself is not very realtime and having proper sync and/or moving stuff around is complicated
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Bertl
so something like a synchronized i2s bus or similar sounds much more appropriate ... but that's just handwaving
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PipeManMusic
Well, a fist step could just be outputing a timecode that alows audio to be synce in post production.
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PipeManMusic
And not handeling audio on the camera at all.
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Bertl
yes, that's the plan
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Bertl
(for the first step)
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PipeManMusic
To be honest that is likely all I'd need personally.
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PipeManMusic
I have tons of audio gear.
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Bertl
the nick 'sounds' like that :)
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PipeManMusic
Heh, I was the host of "The Open Source Musician Podcast" for many years.
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PipeManMusic
I've been a musician for 20+ years.
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PipeManMusic
And a contributior to the Ardour project for a very long time.
21:52
Bertl
nice!
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Bertl
evening philippej!
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philippej
evening !
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philippej
each day brings it's fair amount of good news here it seems :-)
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Bertl
morning sasha_c!
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sasha_c
Hey Bertl, how are you?
22:09
Bertl
fine, thanks! and you?
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sasha_c
I'm well too, getting ready to go to work though...
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Bertl
that sounds like you don't want to actually go to work :)
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sasha_c
perhaps. This is one of the busiest times of the year at work (week 3 of Semester 1), where things can get a bit stressful
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Bertl
I see
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sasha_c
There's just this immense workload and not enough people in my team to be able to handle it all
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se6astian1
http://nofilmschool.com/2014/03/first-footage-open-source-apertus-axiom-alpha-prototype-4k-camera/
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se6astian1
latest stats before I head to bed
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se6astian1
1177 visitors
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se6astian1
guess what the highest refer was
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se6astian1
its not obvious this time
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se6astian1
drumroll....
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se6astian1
Twitter!
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Bertl
really, nice :)
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se6astian1
who would have thought that simply asking for a retweet in the post would be that simple :)
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se6astian1
25 retweets so far
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se6astian1
ok more stats fresh in the morning
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se6astian1
good night
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Bertl
have a good one!
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