A Swiss Geek previously in Singapore, now in Portugal


Convert and distribute your videos with AWS Elemental

You are in possession of some videos that you want to distribute or share. Your use case could be as simple as needing to share a lower resolution of a video taken on your smartphone or camera. Or your use case could be as complex as sharing production-quality copies of the latest movie you are producing. For both cases you can use Serverless Cloud Products to address your needs. AWS Elemental MediaConvert, one of the Media tools from the AWS Elemental family, will allow you to solve your problem.

Read More…

Resize Images on the Fly

Clients know the best what sizes an image should be (screen size, dpr, …). Don’t pre-generate useless sizes and let them ask for the dimensions that suits them best.

From Gallery to Koken

Back in the 90’s, there was no Ajax or HTML5. There was no Flickr, Picasaweb, or Instagram. The most common way to publish your photos on a website was to create a static html page for each album with all the thumbnails and images associated to it. To solve this problem, one project emerged: Gallery. Since the beginning, the tagline was “Your photos on your website” and it did exactly that.

Read More…

Squeezebox on RaspberryPI

I was looking to find a usage for my (RaspberryPI)[http://www.raspberrypi.org/]. Why not a headless Squeezebox-Client? To control the player, the Squeezebox app on your Android phone is the perfect choice.

Read More…