[RDD] free logging solution...

Samuel Cifuentes-Favini scifuentesfavini at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 05:14:34 EDT 2011


Hi

Here I am planning to test ampache for this sort of purposes

somebody as tried this before ?

Sam



2011/6/20 Lee Baker <imsoniacnerd at gmail.com>:
> Yea that is another solution I have considered.
>
> I was just looking for something that is easy for the end user to use and
> requires little training and setup at the other end.
>
> I already use drop boxes for various things.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rivendell-dev-bounces at lists.rivendellaudio.org
> [mailto:rivendell-dev-bounces at lists.rivendellaudio.org] On Behalf Of Stan
> Fotinos
> Sent: Monday, 20 June 2011 2:07 PM
> To: rivendell-dev at lists.rivendellaudio.org
> Subject: Re: [RDD] free logging solution...
>
> Hi Lee
>
> If you simple require audio to be loaded into Rivendell using FTP you can
> setup RDcatch to do this for you or Dropboxes is another option.
>
> Regards
>
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> On 20/06/11 7:49 AM, Lee Baker wrote:
>> I have found Rivendell to be extremely easy to setup, configuration is
> easy
>> (involved slightly) but very easy. It's also stable as! And I have
>> discovered that you can also lock down the system so that only certain
>> things can be touched. I am currently looking in to how to lock down the
>> desktop. I'd like that when the on-air system starts up all that can be
> seen
>> and accessed is RDairplay/Library/Cart wall. With pretty much nothing
> shown
>> on the desktop to save curious presenters playing and going in to things
>> they shouldn't be. I have found this happens a bit and have had to fix
>> broken windows based play out systems a number of times because of curious
>> presenters. Rather annoying...
>>
>> The webapp sounds nice, certainly something that would benefit a wide
>> community of users. I am just amazed at the features of this system and
> how
>> you can develop it to your needs.
>>
>> I am currently working on a community project here, a youth media
>> organisation which will provide young people with opportunities in radio,
>> TV, print media including street press and online news.
>>
>> The radio side of things, will be Running Rivendell and this is another
>> reason I am looking to some kind of web front end so we can have people
>> anywhere in the world be able to upload content and create a radio show.
>>
>> I'm not a programmer, but if I can offer any ideas or advice let me know.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Lee
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: rivendell-dev-bounces at lists.rivendellaudio.org
>> [mailto:rivendell-dev-bounces at lists.rivendellaudio.org] On Behalf Of James
>> Harrison
>> Sent: Monday, 20 June 2011 9:37 AM
>> To: User discussion about the Rivendell Radio Automation System
>> Subject: Re: [RDD] free logging solution...
>>
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>> Interesting stuff. Commercial stuff is out of the question for us, and we
>> can't afford support on Myriad, which consistently breaks for not very
> good
>> reasons all the time. Apparently the commerical support doesn't help much,
>> anyway. Rivendell is absolutely the way to go in my mind; Linux is just
>> worlds better than Windows for stuff like realtime audio, and a heck of a
>> lot nicer to manage properly...
>>
>> The webapp I'm working on is a content ingest system that will eventually
>> plug into Rivendell but at present is being developed playout-agnostic.
>> Mainly it's to let people upload things, have requirements for quality
>> (bitrate/samplerate/formats) enforced automatically, hopefully have
>> offensive songs (lyrics-wise) automatically flagged up for review, and
> then
>> to archive the original uploaded files, unpack to WAV, normalize (by
>> loudness rather than peaks, EBU R-128/EBU Tech 3343 6.2) then import to
>> playout. I may make it open source; it's a bit rough around the edges,
>> though, and I'd like to have it run for a few months in production before
> I
>> let anyone else at it in case I miss something big :-)
>>
>> As far as tying into Rivendell's DB goes, it's fairly straightforward- the
>> big problem is in managing the format so that version changes don't kill
>> you, and ensuring consistency with Rivendell's own database components.
> I'm
>> going to be using rdimport as far as possible rather than tinkering
> directly
>> with the DB for writes, though read access to the DB is fairly trivial and
>> something I really want to work in so that presenters can check for songs
>> before uploading (plus we can do automatic dedupe).
>>
>> Cheers,
>> James Harrison
>>
>>
>> On 20/06/2011 00:25, Lee Baker wrote:
>>> No I'm in Australia, Brisbane. A lot of the community stations here
>>> use either Simian or Station Playlist. Both of which are great but
>>> very costly. I have played with myriad and wasn't the slightest bit
>>> impressed.
>>>
>>> I think that open source play out is the way to go and would save
>>> community radio stations here a great deal of money, especially when
>>> you are looking at ongoing license/upgrade costs of software.
>>>
>>> The station I am looking to try and convert to open source has
>>> multiple studios including production and I think that a network
>>> environment of Rivendell would greatly benefit them.
>>>
>>> What is the webapp you are working on? Is this for Rivendell? I saw a
>>> week ago someone had developed a web frontend of sorts for Rivendell
>>> but not been able to get on to who created it so I have had a friend
>>> of mine looking in to developing something that allows for
>>> users/presenters to go in to a web system, search library, upload
>>> audio such as VTs/Music etc. and also create playlists which
>>> automatically show in Rivendell. Not sure how hard it is going to be
>>> yet though.
>>>
>>> After playing with Rivendell at home, I have it setup as a network
>>> setup. Including a studio/play out and production which a central
>>> MySQL database/NFS and Samba server. It works great! All the audio is
>>> stored in a central location and the MySQL database allows for
>>> multiple Rivendell systems to connect, including a windows system
>>> which has RDlog Manager for creating/editing logs.
>>>
>>> -----Original Message----- From:
>>> rivendell-dev-bounces at lists.rivendellaudio.org
>>> [mailto:rivendell-dev-bounces at lists.rivendellaudio.org] On Behalf Of
>>> James Harrison Sent: Monday, 20 June 2011 9:14 AM To: User discussion
>>> about the Rivendell Radio Automation System Subject: Re:
>>> [RDD] free logging solution...
>>>
>>>
>>> Interesting - are you in the UK perchance? We're a UK based student
>>> station with a community radio (FM) license in the process of being
>>> implemented, and I'm desperately trying to get us migrated away from P
>>> Squared's Myriad product to a fully Linux/Rivendell playout system.
>>> Here's hoping... be interested to hear how you've gotten on with
>>> Rivendell in community radio, either way. Another case study to throw
>>> at management would be awesome :-)
>>>
>>> I'll have a play with putting something along those lines together;
>>> I've spent a good 4 days solid working on a content ingest webapp (so
>>> far, so good- cracking automated normalization and loudness range
>>> control to EBU R128 is a challenge), so I could probably use a break
>>> from all this complicated stuff :-)
>>>
>>> Cheers, James Harrison
>>>
>>>
>>> On 20/06/2011 00:10, Lee Baker wrote:
>>>> I wouldn't think it would need to be anything fancy, just something
>>>> that is simple and easy to use and allows presenters to go to the web
>>>> page, select the time day/date of their program and then download the
>>>> mp3.
>>>> If you were able to throw something together that would be greatly
>>>> appreciated. I have a local community station that I advise on
>>>> technical issues and I am in the process of convincing them to
>>> convert
>>>> to completely open source for their on air operations including
>>>> running Rivendell and Rotter.
>>>> -----Original Message----- From:
>>>> rivendell-dev-bounces at lists.rivendellaudio.org
>>>> [mailto:rivendell-dev-bounces at lists.rivendellaudio.org] On Behalf Of
>>>> James Harrison Sent: Monday, 20 June 2011 8:54 AM To: User discussion
>>>> about the Rivendell Radio Automation System Subject:
>>>> Re: [RDD] free logging solution...
>>>
>>>> We run rotter at Insanity - we just have an nginx web server running
>>>> with a virual server (password protected) pointed at rotter's output
>>>> file structure with nginx's inbuilt folder index. From there it's
>>>> just a matter of selecting a date and then the appropriate hour and
>>>> presenters/monitoring staff can grab the show as an mp3.
>>>> Are you thinking something more along the lines of a pretty HTML
>>> thing
>>>> that could be generated every half hour or so and did the above in a
>>>> prettier manner? If so, I might put something together.
>>>> Cheers, James Harrison
>>>
>>>> On 19/06/2011 22:59, Lee Baker wrote:
>>>>> Hi all, Just wondering if anyone has designed a web frontend for
>>>>> Rotter?
>>>>> If so this would be extremely handy for the likes of community radio
>>>>> stations as presenters could just access a web page and take a
>>>> copy of
>>>>> their show.
>>>>> -----Original Message----- From:
>>>>> rivendell-dev-bounces at lists.rivendellaudio.org
>>>>> [mailto:rivendell-dev-bounces at lists.rivendellaudio.org] On Behalf Of
>>>>> Robert Baker Sent: Sunday, 19 June 2011 6:20 AM To:
>>>>> User discussion about the Rivendell Radio Automation System
>>>>> Subject: Re: [RDD] free logging solution...
>>>>> Hi Nathan,
>>>>> We're currently using Power MP3 Recorder on a Windows XP machine.
>>> You
>>>>> can download it from:
>>>>> http://www.cooolsoft.com/mp3rec.htm
>>>>> It's not free, but for us at £20 it wasn't too expensive and runs
>>>>> faultlessly. We have it set to create a new mp3 file every 15
>>>>> minutes as you suggest. It's also really simple to use.
>>>>> Robert Baker Radio Hartley Wintney www.radiohw.co.uk
>>>>> Nathan Lawson wrote:
>>>>>> Hi All
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We are looking for a free software logging solution for windows
>>> that
>>>>>> will record our air output and export the file every 15 mins... Do
>>>>>> you know of any?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>>
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