Meeting: 20th November 2018, Video Encoding

By | 22/10/2018

For the November meeting, Tim Williams will be giving a talk in the basics of video encoding, this talk will cover the following areas: Container formats Codecs – H264/AVC video encoding. – AAC Audio A/V sync (Argghhhhhhhhh) Video Frame Types Aspect Ratios (they are not as simple as you might think) Some common software tools.… Read More »

October 2018 Meeting Report

By | 16/10/2018

17 People came to the “re-boot” meeting at which Heather Lomond gave an excellent talk on the Shropshire LUG’s balloon project. We’re looking forward to hearing about how the project concludes once the balloon launch takes place. The next meeting will be on 20th November 2018, the talk details will be posted shortly.

First LUG Exchange meeting with Shropshire Group

By | 01/10/2018

The first “LUG Exchange” meeting took place with the Shropshire group on 27th October 2018, you’ll find a full report on the event here: https://shropshirelug.wordpress.com/2018/09/30/first-meeting-exchange-a-great-success/ Don’t forget that the return event will be the Brum LUG’s 16th October meeting, where Heather Lomond will be giving her talk on the “High Altitude Balloon Project“.

Meeting: 16th October 2018

By | 25/09/2018

For the October 2018 meeting, Heather Lomond from the Shropshire LUG has agreed to come and give a talk on the groups High Altitude Balloon project. There are 4 sections to the project: the payload which is a RPI running some custom C code with a whole bunch of sensors, an FSK transmitter and a… Read More »

PyCon UK 2018

By | 22/08/2018

PyCon UK, founded by the late John Pinner (a former regular at the Birmingham LUG) will be taking place in Cardiff this year 15th to 19th September 2018. See https://2018.pyconuk.org/ for details. Birmingham LUG members past and present will be attending, so it’s a good chance to catch up (or you could go to the… Read More »

Website re-launch

By | 21/08/2018

Welcome to the new website of the Birmingham (UK) Linux User Group. We are in the process of “re-booting” the LUG and are actively looking for new members, you’ll find information on our regular meetings date and venue on the meetings page. An archive of our old website, with the historical archives will be transferred… Read More »