This week I will be presenting at the Creative Freedom Summit 2014. In case you don’t already know about it, the Creative Freedom Summit is a virtual conference dedicated solely to the features and benefits of Open Source creative tools.
My talk at this open source summit will be focused on JambulaTV, a smart home hub I built using only Free/Libre open source software (FLOSS) tools. You can read the details of what my talk is about at:
To prepare for my presentation, and in the spirit of open source software, I exclusively used the following open source tools:
LibreOffice Impress: Used to create the slide show
LibreOffice Impress is part of the LibreOffice suite and is used to create powerful and nice looking slide shows for presentations
OBS Studio: Used to record the video session
OBS Studio is a free and open-source, cross-platform screen-casting and streaming app. It is available and packaged for nearly all the major Linux distributions
GIMP: Used to create or edit the graphics used in the slide show
GNU Image Manipulation Program, commonly known by its acronym GIMP, is a free and open-source raster graphics editor used for image manipulation and image editing, free-form drawing, transcoding between different image file formats, and more specialized tasks.
FFMpeg: Used to clean up the audio/video output file
FFmpeg is a free and open-source software project consisting of a suite of libraries and programs for handling video, audio, and other multimedia files and streams.
Jitsi: To remotely connect with the summit hosts for the virtual presentation
Jitsi is a free and open-source multiplatform voice, video conferencing and instant messaging applications for the Web platform, Windows, Linux, macOS, iOS and Android.