teleXLR8 Project News, May 16, 2011

We are working to reload the teleXLR8 project using the open source OpenQwaq technology. The teleXLR8 online talk program based on Teleplace has been covered by Hypergrid Business “as an online open TED, using modern telepresence technology for ideas worth spreading, and as a next generation, fully interactive TV network with a participative audience.” At this moment OpenQwaq includes most features of Teleplace, basically all features but the video codecs, and missing / new features are being implemented by an active development community.

OpenQwaq, first test

In the picture above, a first test with OpenQwaq. Some teleXLR8rs are actively participating in the OpenQwaq development community. We are evaluating two options: 1) setting up our own servers, and 2) working with other developers who are setting up OpenQwaq hosting services.

We will continue to produce free by invitation online talks and online extensions to conferences, with a focus on future studies and emerging technologies. All existing users will be welcome. If you wish to join, please contact us and/or request to join the mailing list or the groups on Facebook and Linkedin. Please note that we have created a new Facebook group using the new FB group format. If you are in the old group, which will be archived soon by FB, please request to join the new group.

Participation in the online talks will be free by invitation. Of course, as we used to do last year, we will post full video and audio recordings of all talks on our video channels (, Vimeo and Youtube). Very good news: our Youtube channel has been approved for videos longer than the standard 15 minutes. We have uploaded the most popular videos of previous shows to Youtube.

We will soon launch a fundraising project for the set up and the first year of operations, and we will try to meet the running costs after the first year with donations and sponsorships. The new phase of teleXLR8 will be a community project, and we encourage all users to become actively involved.

The new image used on teleXLR8 sites is taken from a very nice picture of street art, video-conferencing with an alien touch, with a Creative Commons license.

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Please note that our NEW WEBSITE is at

The video channel has gone. All videos are in the Youtube and Vimeo video channels, see the new website for links.


The teleXLR8 online talk program based on OpenQwaq has been covered by Hypergrid Business “as an online open TED, using modern telepresence technology for ideas worth spreading, and as a next generation, fully interactive TV network with a participative audience.

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