Telecommuting saves the environment, allows those with disabilities to more easily perform tasks, increases productivity and removes distractions that are common in an office environment. Yet, many employers still do not take advantage of new technologies which enable working remotely.
Here at Musemagic we utilize Skype, ftp, servers, remote access, chat clients, and our personal favorite, VMware Workstation. We can create VMware images with not just the deliverables, but the entire development system and test
The ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 11, a.k.a. MPEG video – ITU video, a.k.a. JCT-VC, has issued a committee draft of H.265, or HEVC. HEVC stands for High Efficiency Video Coding and is the next generation video coding standard. The algorithm’s main goal is to achieve the same video quality at half the bitrates of H.264. More resolutions are also offered. The final standardization approval date is scheduled for January 2013, with a
There have been recent queries on 3D video technologies. Currently the MPEG standards body has created an amendment to the H.264 (AVC) video standard, approved June 2009, called Multiview Video Coding.
The amendment covers:
- Free viewpoint
The MPEG H.264/AVC MVC amendment is backwards compatible to older technologies & MPEG-4/H.264 implementations that do not support 3D display capabilities.
Nokia Research is hosting the reference source code and corresponding standards drafts.
I am currently working
There is much misunderstanding of remote consulting. Many companies have been burned, sometimes badly, by less than ethical consultants who promise the world and deliver nothing. They may have offshore outsourced a large contract, only two years later to be out millions of dollars and have no results at all. They might have received incomprehensible spaghetti code or deliverables which literally are a black box to them and no one available to support that project
Anyone considering using a consultant needs to know their total outlay of expenses. There are also different methods of payment for consultants. I am a sole proprietor, for tax purposes. This means all payments are 1099-misc., and you are contracting with a small business. It also means you are not responsible for FICA, additional social