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by koufs
Mon Jul 29, 2013 4:21 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
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Re: Motion - MMAL camera

I am looking to have this record a 15 second video after motion is detected and snap a picture. What are the main config options I should be concerned with modifying to achieve this? Thanks You should be able to do that with: ffmpeg_output_movies on output_pictures best This should record any motio...
by koufs
Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 429164

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

Thanks, 352 x 288 is much nicer on the CPU; between 30-60% depending on movie output and devices connected to the stream. I can live with that size for now (though it would be nice to use a larger field of view). Thanks again for all the awesome work on motion-mmal, dozencrows. It's hugely appreciat...
by koufs
Sat Jul 27, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 429164

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

I understand it's asking a lot of the little fella :) FYI, I'm currently using around 85-95% CPU when motion is running with the following options: * Width: 640 * Height: 400 * Framerate: 25fps * Bitrate: 400000 * No video or image creation * Streaming: Yes: * Streaming quality 50% * Streaming frame...
by koufs
Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 429164

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

@dozencrows: Thanks for the help. In the end I had to restore the Pi to an earlier image due to some other issues. I'm now back up and running with motion and the mmal camera. Today I've been experimenting with the saving of movies when motion is detected. I'm having an issue where the movie is pla...
by koufs
Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:28 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Motion - MMAL camera
Replies: 472
Views: 429164

Re: Motion - MMAL camera

I have now published my implementation of this project, with full instructions if you want to follow them here http://wp.me/P3KOu1-1L Thanks for this; it was super helpful and got me up and running in no time. Huge thanks to dozencrows too! However, I'm now having an issue: [1] [CRT] [STR] [Jul 26 ...

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