Monthly Archives: December 2005
Landscape Change Project: meeting
Paul, Steve, and I discussed ACS future involvement
Auto Generation of time-lapse movies from folders of images
The various webcams around campus have been used primarily for showing us what is happening now, not what happened before. recently installed camera, however, were deployed speocfically to documents progres, specifically buildong progress, such as the new Davis Center construction. … Continue reading
empact data gathering scripts broken from recent mySQL upgrade. Fixed.
Met with Kathy to fix her CD to autoplay on Windows.
Conference with Jane Petrillo regarding lab problems
Scripts to auto generate time lapse movies
Researched, downloaded, ported to AIX, compiled, installed and tested a variety of unix packages that might convert a folder full of images into Quicktime movie files. Finally settled on ffmpeg (from CVS). Wrote perl script that would run the package … Continue reading
Came by to put finishing touches on his project before heading home to palistine.
Davis Construction cam
Advised clients why the 46 MB time-lapse video file take 15 minutes to download over cable modem
More broken iPod
Continued to fiddle with iPod. Demonstrated the ease with which music can be extracted from iPod and inserted into iTunes for Windows, even without copypod of ipodcopy. But I still couldn’t put new photos on it without it corrupting the … Continue reading
iPod Photos fix
5th gen iPod was reporting "The ipod cannpt be read from or written to" while trying to update photos. Solution was to turn OFF photo synchronization; answer yes to "Delete all photos on iPod;" then turn ON photo synchronization. Ipod … Continue reading