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  1. Web Workshop Maurice Farmer Web Manager Business School Chair, Web User Panel

  2. What’s a Web Workshop? • Share ideas • Learn new things • Help each other • ->Create a community

  3. Moving pictures on the webThe past, present and future Tom Johnson Faculty Multimedia Manager, Natural Sciences

  4. Video and the web • A variety of formats are available Real Media Dependent on downloading RealPlayer software Windows Media Wide user base but difficulties for playback and third party software needed for non-Windows machines QuickTime Already installed on all Apple machines but download required for other platforms

  5. Adobe Flash • Brief history • Developed by Macromedia and first released in 1996 • 1999: 100,000,000 installations and included with IE5 • 2002: Included in all popular browsers and Windows XP standard install • 2005: Bought by Adobe, YouTube launches • 95% of web users able to display Flash content • Advantages • Available for all platforms, totally cross-browser compatible • Advanced multimedia functionality (video since version 6) • Inbuilt programming language (ActionScript) • Ability to include overlays, animations, database and XML functionality

  6. Statistics

  7. Use of Flash

  8. Use of Flash

  9. Imperial College • Goals • Deliver video across Imperial sites in a standard format • Branded and centrally hosted area for video content • Use of Web 2.0 functionality and interaction with popular sites • Detailed statistics • Where will content go? • Embedded in College CMS pages • Central video area • RSS feed

  10. Imperial’s solution Embedded Flash player List of video tags Video information

  11. The player Video window Fullscreen link Play/Pause Progress bar Volume control Menu

  12. Player menu Video information Links menu Related video carousel

  13. Links menu Related link Sharing options Video tags RSS feed

  14. How does it work? MySQL database XML feed Player Server RSS feed

  15. The future • Developments • Flash streaming server • General media player • Live stream player • Improved captions including XML driven annotations • Embeddable videos for non-Imperial sites • Personalised player • Interactive slides • Any questions?

  16. What next? • Today’s slides will be on the Webguide • Next Workshop in October • How to improve the WebGuide? Email suggestions to m.farmer@imperial.ac.uk