Video Encoding

I used to encode to mpeg4, which worked pretty well, but quality wasn’t the greatest. The files weren’t exactly tiny either. /usr/bin/nice -n 19 ffmpeg -i “${directory}/${file}.tmp” -acodec libfaac -ab ${abitrate} -ac 2 -s ${width}x${height} -vcodec mpeg4 -b ${vbitrate} -flags +aic+mv4 -trellis 1 -mbd 2 -cmp 2 -subcmp 2 -g 250 -maxrate 512k -bufsize 2MContinue reading “Video Encoding”

Time Lapse Webcam

Project Requirements At work we needed a time lapse camera of our new student center construction project. It needs to run continuously for entire length of construction project – approx 18 months. It should run mostly unattended. Features It captures 1 picture every 5 minutes. Storage capacity is cheap, so after using excel to makeContinue reading “Time Lapse Webcam”