Monthly Archives: January 2015

BigBlueButton upgrades, tweaks

Installed yet another BBB build. Informed by firewall issues around Wowza server, had Network services fiddle with some settings to improve WebRTC audio. Continued working with kdbeard to solve off-campus issues. Dealt with disk full condition on server

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STEM Camera Server

The camera purchased by Physics to track the STEM project, much like all Security Cameras, pumps out video as a multi-part JPEG (real old school) or RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol, almost as old), to which modern browsers say, “What?” … Continue reading

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STEM Project camera

This started with an email from Luke Donforth This summer, construction will begin on the UVM’s new STEM complex. We’re interested in offering a live video-stream of the construction site on our webpage. We bought a Foscam F19805P and goe … Continue reading

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Email friendly BigBlueButton URLs

Edited our homegrown BBB front end so that it accepts “Join This Meeting” URLs that can be pasted into email messages or web pages. ¬†Example https://www.uvm.edu/ctl/apps/bbb/?c=bbb&m=join&id=104&role=Join+as+attendee   If referenced meeting not running, page refreshed every minute until meeting starts. ToDo: … Continue reading

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