I’d like to throw out an idea and see what people think.
When @Stevemopolis invited me to the Woodturners guild, I noticed they had a nice video feed set up with projectors. That’s how they were able to present something that requires an up-close view to a room full of people.
I would love VHS to have the ability to set up a multi-camera system, microphone, and audio system to be able to aid in presentations. As a bonus, this would help us maintain more distancing for events, which is likely to be something valued fir public health for awhile.
Ideally we’d have a live edit station, multiple cameras and the ability to project the result. Recording and Streaming could be done on a per-event basis with some sort of agreed upon warning and notice if filming, otherwise live projection locally with no persisting data would be the default.
With the recent items from the Amazon donation, I feel like we are about half way to this goal, and I imagine there’s probably other hardware we can scrounge.
Ultimately, it would be awesome to have things like: sewing, chain mail making, soldering, calligraphy, etc as something we could teach more than 1:1.
Thoughts, opinions, ideas, detractions? I’d love to hear them all.