The CRIG is promoting interoperability of repositories with other services during a roadshow in the summer of 2008. It will be doing this by setting up a “Developer Lounge” where people will be encouraged to stop by and pitch their innovative technology ideas. The primary motive of this Roadshow is to interface repositories with other *non-repository* services for the purpose of finding out how repositories can better integrate in the current scholarly landscape.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Protoype: Utilising the Cloud for an Academic Video Conversion and Storage Service

An interesting idea around providing a video service specific to Academia that would in the first instance handle video conversion to multiple formats and then set up the cloud storage services (in this case EC2 and S3) for other institutions.

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