The programme of the Open Media 'devroom' at the leading Open Source event in Europe, FOSDEM 2015, has just been released. The EBU and the Foundations of Open Media Standards (FOMS) community have selected the following media related software topics to present:


  • How to make media professionals care about FOSS, Kieran Kunhya
  • ODR-mmbTools Digital Radio Development, Mathias P. Brändli
  • Open source tools for new subtitle standards, Andreas Tai
  • Automatic Multicast Tunneling & Upipe, Chirstophe Massiot
  • Why open source lets a broadcaster sleep at night, Emmanuel Adelguer
  • Daala, the next generation royalty free video codec, Nathan Egge
  • Producing media content for browsers using GPAC, Romain Bouqueau & Cyril Concolato
  • GStreamer, from the living room to outer space! Tim-Philip Müller & Sebastian Dröge
  • Vimeo and the open source community, Vittorio Giovara
  • VLC 2.2.0, Jean-Baptiste Kempf
  • Web video players architecture & open source, Pablo Schlowsky, Itay Kinnrot & Michael Dale
  • From XBMP to XBMC to Kodi, Martijn Kaijser
  • Enabling video preservation through open source, Dave Rice
  • Harnessing FOSS in an end-to-end online video platform, Jess Portnoy
  • Wrap-up & conclusions, Kirean Kunhya, Frans de Jong, Mathias Coinchon, Michael Dale


FOSDEM is highly highly developer-oriented and brings together 5000+ geeks from all over the world. The event takes place at the Free University of Brussels on January 31st & 1 February 2015. The Open Media devroom is organised on 31 January only. Access is free and registration is not needed; just show up!
See the FOSDEM 2015 website for the latest on this event.  

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