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    Thanks for the excellent write up there CAM. I think you pretty much managed to cover eveything and I'm glad you enjoyed yourself.

    Pictures from the day are also available on Flickr - feel free to add your own pictures to the EduGeek Flickr Group too!
    Last edited by Ric_; 5th June 2010 at 02:33 PM.

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    The Ruckus stuff interested me, long distance wireless is one tool that could be used to reduce the massive costs involved with dedicated fibres. Not to mention, there were some there who were interested in municipal wireless projects for their local towns.

    Also, the Ruckus talk only briefly touched on that aspect of their products - also providing a detailed insight into the changes coming in version 8.2 and 9 of their AP firmware. Things such as dynamic VLANs, better management of airtime, and the addition of secondary radius server configuration.

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    Is there a video of the Smoothwall presentation?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RabbieBurns View Post
    Is there a video of the Smoothwall presentation?
    They didn't do a presentation Tom does it all from his little note pad (looks like it came from a Crimbo Cracker), but yes we will have videos of all the conference in the very near future (I'm downloading them now for editing!)

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    Hi. I'm looking for the full conference video, especially the Capita slot. Can you please reply with the link?
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    Claire Ashton - Capita

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    John is in the process of putting the video together. I am sure there will be an announcement when it is ready for viewing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Claire View Post
    Hi. I'm looking for the full conference video, especially the Capita slot. Can you please reply with the link?
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    Our man john is on it... we did tell him about the drawbacks of using mini-DV as a recording medium (notably the realtime video encoding!). Hopefully we will have something for you very soon!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYSMAN_MK View Post
    John is in the process of putting the video together. I am sure there will be an announcement when it is ready for viewing.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ric_ View Post
    Our man john is on it... we did tell him about the drawbacks of using mini-DV as a recording medium (notably the realtime video encoding!). Hopefully we will have something for you very soon!
    Yup I am on it, currently chopping them up into bits etc As for mini-DV, as I said not my fault my HD Camcorders only use Tapes! I didn't design them Sony did The quality and Zoom on it is great and the sound is as well You can hear the window blinds going chink every time the AirCon blew them!

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    Yup I am on it, currently chopping them up into bits etc As for mini-DV, as I said not my fault my HD Camcorders only use Tapes! I didn't design them Sony did The quality and Zoom on it is great and the sound is as well You can hear the window blinds going chink every time the AirCon blew them!
    Awesome! Nice Work John... Be Nice to play it back especially the Microsoft Presentation i did like that

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    Just a note to thank EduGeek for the opportunity of presenting at the conference, my colleague Graham Cooper and I greatly enjoyed the day.

    As an aside I would be interested in continuing the theme of the Capita presentation on the possible future technology direction of school MIS systems, as there wasn't really time to enter into a proper debate on the area after the presentation completed. Is the best way to accomplish this to open a new thread in the MIS forum or do you think the topic needs to go elsewhere ?

    Phillip Hamlyn - Capita

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhillipHamlyn View Post
    Just a note to thank EduGeek for the opportunity of presenting at the conference, my colleague Graham Cooper and I greatly enjoyed the day.

    As an aside I would be interested in continuing the theme of the Capita presentation on the possible future technology direction of school MIS systems, as there wasn't really time to enter into a proper debate on the area after the presentation completed. Is the best way to accomplish this to open a new thread in the MIS forum or do you think the topic needs to go elsewhere ?

    Phillip Hamlyn - Capita
    I'd say you wouldn't be going too wrong in the MIS forum, or you could use the 'Blue skies' forum?

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    A big thank you to Edugeek from me too for inviting me along to update you guys on where we are with FITS. I'd also like to thank all of those attendees that came over to see me at my table for more information. Life has been a bit hectic, to say the least, since the Becta announcement but happy to reinforce the message that although Becta may be going, we at The FITS Foundation are very much still here.

    Trevor Greenfield
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    @TrevorGreenfield: There is a question about FITS right now in unofficial chat - please consider joining us:

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