Thanks again for your hard work with this excellent software. I know I requested the full image video be implemented, however I was unaware of the binning used on the camera board. So in the end I'm not sure if the result would be worth the time. I really would like to have the highest resolution video possible which leads to my next request. You have a settings limit on the video bit rate. In my testing, that extra information is the difference between getting a license plate number or not getting it. Can you allow the software to access the full bit rate allowed by the hardware?
My memory is a little vague on why I set that max bitrate, maybe I wasn't sure what the max
actually was at the time. Anyway, I will increase it and in the meantime if you need a higher rate
immediately you can edit ~/.pikrellcam/pikrellcam.conf and set it there. It's just the OSD that
needs the max limit fixed.
On kind of the same thought, is it possible to trigger full still images on motion detection? Another user has asked me if that was possible, and I did not see that information anywhere. I would try to assist on such projects, however my skills are limited to digital forensics, not coding. Never was really good at writing more than simple algorithms. Again, thanks for your hard work. -Mike
In the scripts/preview-save script you can enable taking a still (and make sure the
on_motion_preview_save command is enabled in pikrellcam.conf. You can also set up your
own on_motion_begin script to take a still.
But if you mean something different like you want stills instead of video, right now you will always
get a video and there's no configuration for a sequence of stills beyond what you might be
able to set up in the on_motion_begin and on_motion_end scripts. Is that what you mean - stills
instead of video? And if so, a single still or a sequence?