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Re: text streaming

From: Greg Rice <gregrice@earthlink.net>
Date: Sun, 4 Apr 1999 18:24:18 -0700
Message-ID: <002e01be7f03$078d9020$9f11b2d1@rus>
To: "Robert Neff" <rneff@moon.jic.com>, "IG" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
I would also be interested, but I'm trying to "cut and
paste" simple existing freeware, applets, etc. to achieve
the same effect.

One idea I just had is to use ICQ or one of the equivalent,
free, real-time relays of "chat" or e-text.

Hypothetical example:
If the RealVideo material to be viewed requires
captions/text to accompany it, then

1. Place a link to ICQ with the link to start the RealVideo
(or other presentation)-ICQ link notifies
    others when selected "members"(RealVideo viewers) are

2. The ICQ link can activate a pre-defined display window at
RealVideo viewer's screen (maybe
    requiring a free Java script or just an html script)

3. Timing and synching of the text display could require a
simple notice for user operation to
    advance to next frame with arrow key, simply be timed to
fit, or use another script to read time
    counter display from RealVideo.

If anybody knows better - and can keep me from wasting
time - your tips wold be appreciated.

-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Neff <rneff@moon.jic.com>
To: IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Date: Sunday, April 04, 1999 1:52 PM
Subject: text streaming

:Can anyone recommend companies that do text streaming in
the USA.  I heard
:that there is a company called Communique International in
:Virginia, but infomration has no record.  Does anyone have
number for them?
Received on Sunday, 4 April 1999 21:19:04 UTC

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