Multimedia Content Management System

User Social Network Portal AJAX Website Usability

Designed and implemented a sophisticated content management and delivery service to allow multimedia files to be collected, converted to multiple formats, and distributed to mobile devices.

Reinsurance Tool

Developed a sophisticated tracking system for insurance policies sold for new and used vehicles. Used custom PHP extensions to handle communication with a proprietary parts database and implemented a sophisticated security system to handle multiple users.

Xbox Video Playback

Helped develop a streaming media player for Microsoft’s Xbox video game console to allow movies and music to be played over a wireless network. Developed as a “proof of concept”, the demonstration facilitated the raising of venture capital to fund further work.

VideoSave

Applet Programmer Realtime Video Content

Revamped the VideoSave website, a site that allows video to be streamed from security cameras. The project used an Oracle database backend for security and was implemented using Java Server Pages.

LifeFX

StripedCow helped develop a C++ based streaming audio player for LifeFX computer “avatars”, 3D graphic representations of a person. These avatars are streamed to web browsers along with audio and speech, using code that buffers incoming data in a way that handles lossy conditions found on the Internet.

Microsoft.NET, Interland, and Netscreen

Created a series of “wizard-like” data entry tools that shows ROI on different product solutions. Heavily dynamic pages, using DHTML for user interactions and a Java applet to act as a persistent datastore. See the Phormion web site for examples.

Klickids

Web Design Usability Testing CGI Audio Metatags and Keywords

Developed a CGI program to convert written phrases to audio, then the compress the audio data into MP3 files. Designed to allow a child to import spoken phrases to a plush toy, the system delivered a file via USB to the client computer.

Optiant

Design for Search Engine Optimization Marketing Promotion

The Optiant website was designed by Hull Creative and was implemented using Active Server Pages. Several technical challenges were handled to deploy corporate whitepapers.

GDC45

StripedCow coded an alternative input interface for an iPAQ PDA running Microsoft’s PocketPC Operating System. Using an Automated Speech Recognition (ASR) library, which provided discreet phrase input, and Text to Speech (TTS) for automated voice prompts, the software allows hands-free computer access in battlefield conditions.

Boston Harbor Islands

Cross Browser Lightweight CMS Easy Interface

Updated the Park Management section of this award-winning site using a lightweight content management solution that was designed to increase SEO placement. Note that the current version of the site has been redesigned and is currently using a different CMS.