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by drifterf
Mon May 27, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: aeroplane live feed to ground
Replies: 4
Views: 339

Re: aeroplane live feed to ground

hi thanks for the info, this opens alot of thoghts. its not for security its just a idea to give people attending the show a view from inside whilst it is happening
by drifterf
Sat May 25, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: aeroplane live feed to ground
Replies: 4
Views: 339

aeroplane live feed to ground

as in the subject, this is what i am trying to achieve we do cctv at events in the uk, we are doing a airshow soon and have just been asked if its possible to put a camera in a aeroplane and broadcast the stream back to a tv on the ground. i can fit a camera that gives out a rtsp network video strea...
by drifterf
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: New Mobile OS made from scratch on a Raspberry Pi
Replies: 11
Views: 755

Re: New Mobile OS made from scratch on a Raspberry Pi

no input from me tbh but i really like this :)
by drifterf
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Digital Job Notice Board
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Re: Digital Job Notice Board

thanks for the reply. this is great but i am not sure it would work for how our company works at the moment. as i said above i want to update a screen with what work is now a priority etc and the engineers take it upon themselves to work between themselves face to face to organise who is going where...
by drifterf
Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Digital Job Notice Board
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Digital Job Notice Board

Hi, i hope this is in the correct section. currently what i do at work is teamviewer into my computer, write a notepad file of jobs to be completed and then the following morning print this off for people to read. i would like to use a pi and connect to a monitor so it does this. i thought of simply...
by drifterf
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: When A MAC Address conencts to wifi/bluetooth trigger a gpio
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: When A MAC Address conencts to wifi/bluetooth trigger a gpio

hi, as soon as the device connects to the wifi/bluetooth Is the RPi configured as a WiFi access point? - i have not started the project yet as i was trying to find the best means available to do this so, it can be thats not a problem Or are you planning to detect association with a WiFi access point...
by drifterf
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: When A MAC Address conencts to wifi/bluetooth trigger a gpio
Replies: 3
Views: 144

When A MAC Address conencts to wifi/bluetooth trigger a gpio

Hi guys, as per the title. could someone help me with the following. I want it so when a mobile phone or device connects to the wifi signal it triggers a gpio output. or Bluetooth is another option ? could anyone help ? I want to do it in python as my other projects are in python and this might be i...
by drifterf
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Proximity fob based game around the town
Replies: 8
Views: 249

Re: Proximity fob based game around the town

Yeh I agree but I think people would like more a physical thing such as the fob (I talked to a few elderly people today who like it but don't have smart phones but have a pc at home)

Thanks
by drifterf
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Proximity fob based game around the town
Replies: 8
Views: 249

Re: Proximity fob based game around the town

Loving the idea. This would be a good, overlay the real town with fantasy map ? What would the game idea be ?
by drifterf
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Run a pi3 on battery for a week ?
Replies: 7
Views: 383

Run a pi3 on battery for a week ?

Hi guys I would like you thoughts on running a pi 3 for a week on battery I can use a leasuire battery for this project so it's not a problem. Could people let me know any calculations for running the pi on a battery so it will last a week. This project would involve using the WiFi but nothing else ...
by drifterf
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Proximity fob based game around the town
Replies: 8
Views: 249

Re: Proximity fob based game around the town

I came up with a quick idea of a game of "hide and seek"

Create the box and mount it somewhere in town. When someone finds it they put there fob on it and gives us the details of the user. They can then choose a location for it to be hidden etc
by drifterf
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Proximity fob based game around the town
Replies: 8
Views: 249

Proximity fob based game around the town

Hi. Right so just quickly around our town these beat the street boxes have just shown up. It's a game that works in the following way You get given a access proximity fob. It tracks the distance between each box (which is normally mounted on a lamppost) You can track you use with a simple web page a...
by drifterf
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: when i open terminal i get "running at boot"
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Re: when i open terminal i get "running at boot"

ok as soon as i put this post up i seem to have found out the issue.

in my .bashrc file i put

echo running at boot
on this line i put the directory etc to my script but forgot the "&"

sorry for time waste lol
by drifterf
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: when i open terminal i get "running at boot"
Replies: 1
Views: 80

when i open terminal i get "running at boot"

hi guys, i got my project so close to finishing but wanted to add a pythons script to auto boot. i ended up editing the rc.local and the home/pi/.bashrc anyway now when i try to load terminal it comes up with a print saying "running at boot" i cant terminal and "sudo nano" to change anything i have ...
by drifterf
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: editing a csv for python via webpage/easiest way of editing etc
Replies: 1
Views: 311

editing a csv for python via webpage/easiest way of editing etc

Hi, please let me know as i think this is in the wrong section really but dont know where to post. i have the following script activating from a access control reader to open doors etc via a relay. in simple im building the pi into a box with a 7" touch screen built in the front. i currently have th...
by drifterf
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: clone a PI3 to a new PI3
Replies: 5
Views: 236

Re: clone a PI3 to a new PI3

It's mainly as a backup so I don't lose everything i have done :)
by drifterf
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: clone a PI3 to a new PI3
Replies: 5
Views: 236

Re: clone a PI3 to a new PI3

awesome so its as simple as using the tool in the PI already to copy to a new card. this is perfect. many thanks
by drifterf
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: clone a PI3 to a new PI3
Replies: 5
Views: 236

clone a PI3 to a new PI3

Hi, i have had some good times (and annoying) with the PI experience. i have got to a stage now where i would like to clone a pi ? in a ideal world i could just like to copy all the contents of the sd card over to a new one and go from that. is something like this possible ? i have apache etc instal...
by drifterf
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Python
Topic: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout
Replies: 8
Views: 300

Re: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout

@paddyg could you help with this ? thanks
by drifterf
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout
Replies: 8
Views: 300

Re: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout

my head is indefinably not working at moment (python course booked) ok so i dont this #!/usr/bin/env python import pigpio class decoder: """ A class to read Wiegand codes of an arbitrary length. The code length and value are returned. EXAMPLE #!/usr/bin/env python import time import pigpio import wi...
by drifterf
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout
Replies: 8
Views: 300

Re: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout

please can someone help with this please ? i want to make this script read numbers from a file (csv etc ? ) and then grant access so it pulls and input to high to trigger a relay ? please , thanks #!/usr/bin/env python import pigpio class decoder: """ A class to read Wiegand codes of an arbitrary le...
by drifterf
Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: Python
Topic: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout
Replies: 8
Views: 300

Re: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout

Feels a bit like Dragons Den (UK TV programme) where the wrong Dragon offers to invest and disappoints the money seeker... Just to say I spent a while looking at reversed and bit-flipped versions of binary representations of your numbers and like @joan failed to find a predictable mapping. Is it si...
by drifterf
Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout
Replies: 8
Views: 300

Re: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout

thank you so much joan, was hoping you would reply :) what i am aiming for is on a number being produced and allowed then it triggers pins to power a relay etc. so changing a pin from low to high etc. i would like to use the a CSV file or txt to edit these permissions so i can in the end create a we...
by drifterf
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout
Replies: 8
Views: 300

Re: PIG PIO Wiegand Reader + Timeout

no one on either of these issues ? #!/usr/bin/env python import pigpio class decoder: """ A class to read Wiegand codes of an arbitrary length. The code length and value are returned. EXAMPLE #!/usr/bin/env python import time import pigpio import wiegand def callback(bits, code): print("bits={} code...

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