Batch Conversion to High Efficiency AAC v2

This post isn’t so much about an idea but a useful tool that doesn’t quite fit into the other two categories on this blog. It details a script used to batch convert mp3 files into mp4 files encoded with the high efficiency AAC v2 codec.

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SynergyNet in the Press

We recently hosted a day of demoing SynergyNet being used in our lab at TEL-Durham.  Resulting from this a number of articles have appeared online about our work with professional pictures and videos.  In addition to this we took the opportunity to make our own videos which are available in this post on the SynergyNet blog.

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SynergyNet and Kinect – Classroom Data Collection

As mentioned in the recent post about using the Kinect with TUIO, I’ve been working with the Microsoft device to create a method of classroom orchestration for teachers.  With the Kinect now playing nice with our multi-touch framework we’ve let a number of teachers loose trying it out.  Some images of the work so far can be seen on the SynergyNet blog.

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Kinect and TUIO

We’ve recently been working on utilising the Microsoft Kinect with the SynergyNet project at TEL in Durham.  I’m currently working on several publications concerning this work which I will post updates about when they’re finished.  In the meantime I thought I would post a small application I wrote when I was getting to grips with the Kinect.

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