TrafficCam

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* <s>rename new HDD on stewie</s>
* <s>rename new HDD on stewie</s>
* <s>ask for the pmp1's EC WiFi IP to be available from off-campus</s>
* <s>ask for the pmp1's EC WiFi IP to be available from off-campus</s>
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* <s>timed charging from 110VAC for cam battery (need a timer)</s>
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* timed charging from 110VAC for cam battery
* capture an MPG-4 @ 1 FPS and stream to stewie via pmp1 port 80
* capture an MPG-4 @ 1 FPS and stream to stewie via pmp1 port 80
* install ipchains on the pmp
* install ipchains on the pmp
* <s>log power up for pmp and cam using cron</s>
* <s>log power up for pmp and cam using cron</s>
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* control wifi up/down on boot
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* <s>control wifi up/down on boot<s>
* redo camera interface to be customized for this project
* redo camera interface to be customized for this project
* camouflage / paint bright colored gear
* camouflage / paint bright colored gear

Revision as of 21:31, 21 August 2008

Gear to record video of the pedestrian crossing and the speed of Eastbound traffic in front of Earlham on National Road West.

To do (ordered):

Possible technologies:

Tasks:


Image volume calculation:

  • 60 seconds/minute x 60 minutes/hour x 24 hours/day x 7 days/week x 4.5 weeks/month x 12 months/year = 32,659,200 seconds/year
  • 1 frame/second x 20 KB/frame x 32,659,200 seconds/year = 653,184,000 KB/year or 637,875 MB/year or 623 GB/year

Software architecture:

  • Cache 2 minutes locally
  • Use infobomb stack to transfer and append to current day's movie
  • 4a-3:59a movies, sync with infobomb and roll-over, simple trac or fancydir listing by year-month

Questions for Doug:

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