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by craigc
Wed Jun 26, 2013 12:36 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 390715

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

Ok, I have to correct my glowing review above. What I see in my home directory, after running './motion -n -c motion-mmalcam.conf' are a set of .jpg files, with long number-names that indicate year-month-day-hour-minute-second-frame, and also a set of .avi files. The JPEG files are exactly as I exp...
by craigc
Tue Jun 18, 2013 11:51 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 390715

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

So what is the trick to viewing the video stream? My laptop is running Windows 7 with IE 9. When I browse to the Raspberry PI address and port 8081, Internet Explorer wants to know if I want to open or save the output. Neither choice will show me the video. Is it my browser or do I not have somethi...
by craigc
Thu May 30, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 390715

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

Hi dozencrows, thanks for adding rpi camera support to motion. It partially works for me, runs for about 30 seconds (captures pictures at the default .conf resolution of 1024 x 576) and then freezes the RPi. I can start another terminal session (Ctrl-Alt-F2), run "top", see the CPU usage is quite h...
by craigc
Wed May 29, 2013 11:41 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 390715

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

Hi there, long time user of motion on raspi, always found it easy to work with. Been following the instructions here. I have... Installed and tested the camera module Replaced the motion binary Installed libjpeg62 replaced the motion.conf with the one included with the binary Starting it up I can't...
by craigc
Sat May 25, 2013 3:11 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 390715

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

Hi, Thanks for the updated version, the rotation works well.

I'll leave it running and let you know if I spot any problems.

Craig.
by craigc
Fri May 24, 2013 6:05 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - Ip Camera Possible
Replies: 35
Views: 42077

Re: Motion - Ip Camera Possible

Thanks for the hard work, works really well. Well impressed as I was getting a lot errors with the web-page approach

Just one feature that would be useful with camera is the rotation doesn't appear to work

thanks again.
by craigc
Thu May 16, 2013 9:16 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: CSI Camera Picture Flipped by default?
Replies: 1
Views: 986

CSI Camera Picture Flipped by default?

Hi All, I'm after some help, I’ve had my CSI camera delivered yesterday its all working fine but I'm having a problem were all the photos via raspistill and video apps are flipped horizontality. Its easily fixed by the switch –hf but a pain when you forgotten. Is anyone else getting this issue or is...
by craigc
Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Pi Tins : Casings for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 46
Views: 15401

Re: Pi Tins : Casings for the Raspberry Pi

Not just me looking at random food related cases then!

I was looking at a Colmans Mustard Tin Powder , its a bit longer (get some more cables/usb goodness in) and has easily removable ends for swapping bits out.

now where is a picture when you need one..

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