Translation Kits

If you are going to start a translation project you will need a laptop or tablet.  Here are some specifications for equipment and configuration tips.

Translation Kits

Translation Kits

MAST boot

MAST boot

One of our new tools is technically software, but it's not a single software package, and it needs to be installed on hardware that is not part of the normal kit. We now have a bootable USB thumb drive image for use at MAST events. This drive boots to Linux...

Ad Hoc Network

Ad Hoc Network

At some events it may be useful to create an ad-hoc Wi-Fi network. An ad-hoc network is an isolated network, and it is usually created by a computer or similar device, rather than by a Wi-Fi router. You can think of it as a Hotspot without an Internet connection. At a...

Ocen Audio Computer Specs

Ocen Audio Computer Specs

Ocen Audio : which is used to edit audio files for tR projects does not have any official computer specifications for hardware at this time.  I did find this from https://tekadvisor.ca/run/ocenaudio .  This is what I received for Ocenaudio's support: Hello Mark,...

Installing MAST Apps on a tablet Part Deux

Installing MAST Apps on a tablet Part Deux

  I didn't know that we had separate apps for ULB and UDB, as well as Autographa Go and unfoldingWord. I suspect only one of these four is necessary, since both Autographa Go and unfoldingWord can load the ULB and UDB. Although I really like the interface on...

HOW TO SIDE LOAD RESOURCES

HOW TO SIDE LOAD RESOURCES

It is possible to side load the resource containers.  Reasons to side load the resources: The Internet is either slow, intermittent or unavailable so sideloading will be faster and without fails. Steps to side load the resources on a computer: First – download the...

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