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Welcome to the Transmission network Wiki

This is the working wiki of the Transmission network for documenting and collaborating on ongoing projects. There have been a number of other transmission wikis which are now deprecated. Please use this one for all new work, and migrate old work to here.

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The transmission network home page is a Drupal-based CMS that aggregates various video collectives' news feeds and provides the public face for the network, briefly describing its activities and common basis.


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Get involved!

The main point of this network is to share work and information and help each other to distribute video online using free and open source tools. We need your help! The best way to help is to get involved in one of the working groups, or propose a new one on the discussion list. Each working group has a coordinator, you can find their contact details on the wiki pages below.

Summary: Group which is looking at area of Video sharing in Drupal. The aim is to create and document and maintain good working practices with Video in Drupal and to support each other.

Summary : The Transmission network's online video metadata standard aims to facilitate video distribution and aggregation tools to exchange and search Video with more flexibility, detail and efficiency, and hence popularity and usability, than existing RSS feeds.

The subtitling working group is looking at the best way to translate and subtitle films collaboratively on and offline, and present the subtitles online for download in a way that makes them easily findable and usable.

The documentation project aims to create documentation, guides and tutorials to allow easy downloading, encoding and distribution of digital video files using free and open source softwares.

Using the Web to help people share information and collaborate, NDS enables the global promotion, sales and fulfilment of goods, improving cultural producers' sustainability and visibility at national and international level.

A review of the best available tools for the creation, playback and embedding of online video using Free and Open Source Software video codecs, and a set of recommendations for development to enhance their adoption by social change video projects on the web.

Participatory Culture Foundation are working with the Transmission network to create a Miro player which comes with the channels of member video distributors already installed, and will link to a Transmission-created channel guide.


Additional Projects

Please do join one or more of these groups; your energy, expertise, excitement are all welcome. If you have an idea that you think is necessary for the Transmission network to address, but you're not sure where to put it, you could always use the Random Ideas page. While you're there, you might also want to do some wiki gardening! Welcome to wiki world.