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authorJaromil <jaromil@dyne.org>2012-05-22 11:29:12 (GMT)
committer Jaromil <jaromil@dyne.org>2012-05-22 11:29:12 (GMT)
commita1694944c4e616b9b8b2e7912e1c979d882e42e6 (patch)
tree6c4d5f243d62500d8e850bb575d9782e3e9dcbef
parent0f526e22ed2704cea72900d777f6b6da43801cd0 (diff)
documentation updatesv1.1
-rw-r--r--AUTHORS2
-rw-r--r--ChangeLog6
-rw-r--r--README26
-rw-r--r--doc/hdsync_manual.org21
4 files changed, 26 insertions, 29 deletions
diff --git a/AUTHORS b/AUTHORS
index 390cf43..2062e56 100644
--- a/AUTHORS
+++ b/AUTHORS
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ HDSync source includes code by:
Theodore Ts'o (UUID library)
Testing and fixes were contributed by:
- Nicholas Lue, Michael van Rosmalen
+ Nicholas Lue, Michael van Rosmalen, Eddie Bal
This software is packaged to run on B-rad's WDLXTV firmware and
benefits by the research and development of the WDLXTV.com community.
diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index 52c19ad..0d0aa3d 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,4 +1,8 @@
-9 May 2012 - 1.0 "Montevideo"
+22 May 2012 - 1.1 "Montevideo"
+ Fixed multicast for the static network setup
+ Removed /etc/networks log warnings
+
+9 May 2012 - 1.0 "Ambarella"
Stable run, no freeze
Better sync precision
Complete rewrite in C/C++
diff --git a/README b/README
index 0f62b63..005649d 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -11,10 +11,10 @@
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-: OOb' ver. 1.0
+: OOb' ver. 1.1 "Montevideo"
:
: A network based sync-starter for multi-channel HD Video
-: Written by Denis Roio aka Jaromil
+: Written by Denis Roio aka Jaromil, R&D Montevideo/NIMk
: Website: http://syncstarter.org
The digital video syncstarter software was developed through the past
@@ -39,8 +39,6 @@ large, keeping the Montevideo / Time Based Arts tradition alive.
More syncstarter software: http://syncstarter.org/software
- Hire our artisanal services: http://syncstarter.org/service
-
More info about the Dyne.org software foundry: http://dyne.org
Donations welcome (and much needed) on http://dyne.org/donate
@@ -77,19 +75,23 @@ than buying new hardware.
** News for this release
Watch the video documentation of the Ambarella video wall, giving the
-name to this new HDSync release: http://vimeo.com/36913296
+name to this new release: http://vimeo.com/ambarella/video-wall-redux
-This release can synchronise the playback of multiple channels,
-virtually unlimited, Ambarella sets a new record: 37! :^)
+HDSync can synchronise the playback of multiple channels, virtually
+unlimited, now Ambarella sets a new record: 37! :^)
This release consists of a full rewrite of the 0.6 version of HDSync
in C language, eliminating most of the shell scripted interaction and
-condensing operations into a single process.
+condensing operations into a single process. The latest 1.1 release
+just fixes some bugs, especially when running on a statically
+configured network.
+
+The result of the 1.x rewrite is more stability, no more freezes,
+visibly lower latency of operations, more control over network
+handshake and precise frame synchronization (1 to 3 frame error rate)
+plus we've made the HDSync software easy to port on more platforms.
-The result of this rewrite is more stability (the 4 hours freeze is
-now solved!), visibly lower latency of operations, more control over
-network handshake and synchronization - plus we've made the HDSync
-software easy to port on more platforms.
+In short: this software is finally STABLE ;^)
Empirical tests show way better synchronization (close to frame
precision) and very low margin of error in re-syncing after loops
diff --git a/doc/hdsync_manual.org b/doc/hdsync_manual.org
index 772757d..435b2f0 100644
--- a/doc/hdsync_manual.org
+++ b/doc/hdsync_manual.org
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
#+TITLE: HDSync Setup Manual
-#+AUTHOR: Denis J. Roio <jaromil@dyne.org>
-#+DATE: Version 1.0, May 2012
+#+AUTHOR: Denis Roio <jaromil@dyne.org>
+#+DATE: Version 1.1, May 2012
#+LATEX_CLASS_OPTIONS: [a4paper,twocolumn]
@@ -168,19 +168,10 @@ If you rely on this software and you wish we develop it further, you
are welcome to express your appreciation :)
If you need support using HDSync, distributing artworks or producing
-installations with it, you can certainly [[http://syncstarter.org/support][hire our services]]: we can
-offer assistance and development services as a professional art
-institute with several years of experience in the fields of video and
-media art.
-
-Get in touch:
-
-: Denis Jaromil Roio |X| Dyne.org Foundation
-: software developer |X| Netherlands Media Art Institute
-: GNU / Linux / *BSD |X| Montevideo / Time Based Arts
-: ------------------------------------------------------------
-: Email: jaromil@dyne.org Instant msg: jaromil@jabber.ccc.de
-: PGP: B2D9 9376 BFB2 60B7 601F 5B62 F6D3 FBD9 [ C2B6 8E39 ]
+installations with it, you can certainly [[http://syncstarter.org/support][hire our services]]: after
+several years of experience in the fields of video art, installations
+and wall projections, we are happy to make a living offering
+assistance and development services in the field.
* Disclaimer