For the third consecutive year there will be a GStreamer Conference, and this time it will take place on San Diego, USA!
The event will last for two days, from August 28 to 29, and it will be held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina.
Topics to be presented:
- GStreamer 1.0
- Developing with the GStreamer.com SDK
- Developing hardware based elements with GStreamer 1.0
- V4L development status and plans
- OpenGL and Mesa
- Advanced image analysis, MXF and GStreamer
- GStreamer for Large-Scale Scientific Signal Processing
- The Opus Audio Codec
- Working with GStreamer base classes
- Status update on ALSA development
- GStreamer and Android
There will be two very interesting keynotes about both the immediate future, and the current situation of gstreamer.
GStreamer 1.0, Wim Taymans, Collabora
The GStreamer 1.0 release will be out before this years GStreamer Conference and this talk will provide a final summary of the changes and improvements GStreamer 1.0. The talk will also outline the plans for the 1.0 series going forward.
GStreamer Status Report, Tim-Philipp Müller, Collabora
While GStreamer 1.0 looms close on the horizon a lot of development is still happening in the 0.10 branch, most of which will migrate accross to 10. Tim-Philipp Müller is the maintainer and release manager for GStreamer 0.10.x. This talk will give you a whirlwind tour of what’s new and improved in and around GStreamer over the course of the last year.
The talk includes a high-level overview of all kinds of cool things we’ve improved and done lately, especially. from an application developer perspective. Topics will range from things like AC-3 passthrough now working, va-api support and transcoding improvements. The talk will also talk a bit about the support plans for GStreamer 0.10.x once GStreamer 1.0 has been released.
Should I go?
Anyone interested in open source multimedia is encouraged to attend the GStreamer Conference 2012. If you are a hobbyist or a student interested in the field of multimedia, or working for a company using or looking to use GStreamer in their products, then this is the perfect event for you to network at and learn more about the latest technological breakthroughs in and around GStreamer. The talks will target both developers and managers alike.
Ok, I want to go!
Unfortunately the Sheraton Hotel is already full, but a block of rooms at the Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island, located 0.7 miles from the Sheraton is booked and you can make a reservation by calling 1-619-291-6700. The room rate is 179$/night and includes wireless internet as well as complimentary shuttle service to/from the Sheraton each day.
Also, you should register for the conference by choosing between two types, hobbyist and professional. This would cost you 100$ and 300$ respectively.