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Gear to record video of the pedestrian crossing and the speed of Eastbound traffic in front of Earlham on National Road West.   
Gear to record video of the pedestrian crossing and the speed of Eastbound traffic in front of Earlham on National Road West.   
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To do (ordered):
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===To do (ordered):===
* Test-drive current Axis camera "in-situ" on the wind geny's tripod.  Use the PMP1 for the interface with the directional WiFi antenna.  Location is likely to be the shrubbery near the East side of the entrance.
* Test-drive current Axis camera "in-situ" on the wind geny's tripod.  Use the PMP1 for the interface with the directional WiFi antenna.  Location is likely to be the shrubbery near the East side of the entrance.
* Research all-in-one systems, see Alan's email.
* Research all-in-one systems, see Alan's email.
* Research discrete speed sensors, pay close attention to the interface and data stream.
* Research discrete speed sensors, pay close attention to the interface and data stream.
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===Shopping===
* [http://www.hawkingtech.com/products/productlist.php?CatID=32&FamID=58&ProdID=267 directional wifi antenna] / [http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833164156&Tpk=HAO14SDP Newegg url]
* [http://www.hawkingtech.com/products/productlist.php?CatID=32&FamID=58&ProdID=267 directional wifi antenna] / [http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833164156&Tpk=HAO14SDP Newegg url]
** comes with N-Type, RP-SMA and RP-TNC connectors
** comes with N-Type, RP-SMA and RP-TNC connectors
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* [http://store.altenergystore.com/Charge-Controllers/Solar-Charge-Controllers/Pwm-Type-Solar-Charge-Contollers/Positive-Ground-PWM-Charge-Controllers/Phocos-CML10-2-10A1224V-PWM-Charge-Controller/p1013/ Phocos CML10-2 10A,12/24V charge controller spec sheet]
* [http://store.altenergystore.com/Charge-Controllers/Solar-Charge-Controllers/Pwm-Type-Solar-Charge-Contollers/Positive-Ground-PWM-Charge-Controllers/Phocos-CML10-2-10A1224V-PWM-Charge-Controller/p1013/ Phocos CML10-2 10A,12/24V charge controller spec sheet]
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Possible technologies:
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===Possible technologies:===
* Technologic Systems single-board computer
* Technologic Systems single-board computer
* WiFi interface with directional antenna
* WiFi interface with directional antenna
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* Large IDE HDD (750GB / 1TB)
* Large IDE HDD (750GB / 1TB)
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Tasks:
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===Tasks:===
* <s>upgrade Stewie's HDD</s>
* <s>upgrade Stewie's HDD</s>
* <s>stop webcam cron jobs</s>
* <s>stop webcam cron jobs</s>
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* <s>log power up for pmp and cam using cron</s>
* <s>log power up for pmp and cam using cron</s>
* <s>control wifi up/down on boot</s>
* <s>control wifi up/down on boot</s>
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* redo camera interface to be customized for this project
 
* <s>camouflage / paint bright colored gear</s>
* <s>camouflage / paint bright colored gear</s>
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* redo camera interface to be customized for this project
* measure power consumption of unit
* measure power consumption of unit
* 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
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Image volume calculation:
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===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  
* 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
* 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

Revision as of 22:28, 31 August 2008

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

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To do (ordered):

Shopping

current wifi card:

Current battery and charge controller:

Possible technologies:

Tasks:


Image volume calculation:

Software architecture:

Questions for Doug:

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