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RE: Rép. : [K12OSN] Capturing snapshots from camera



Seems to me you might want to reconsider doing this at all, and look into
hiring a lawyer that knows what they are doing. Since the environmentalists
are the ones opposing your building on this land, I would think the onus
would be on them to prove it being detrimental to the migrating birds. I
would seriously look into hiring another lawyer if the one I had couldn't
have made this very clear.  

-----Original Message-----
From: Brian Chivers [mailto:brian portsmouth-college ac uk] 
Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2008 01:40 PM
To: Support list for open source software in schools.
Subject: Re: Rép. : [K12OSN] Capturing snapshots from camera

OK I'll give you all little more background and it might explain my need 
for quality :-)

You assumed that we're looking at people :-) we need to count GEESE yes 
that's right we need to know how many geese roughly are using our field 
before we are allowed to build a new college. These are  Brent geese 
that come over from Canada to feed etc & the local nature people have 
said we need to have numbers before we can go ahead, they've said that 
snapshots would be OK.

It's ridiculous that geese are stopping us build a new College but it's 
taken almost 3 years to get to this point !!!!

Brian

Doug Simpson wrote:
> You aren't needing to read the labels on their clothes. . . you just need
to see if there is someone *there*. . .
>
> "Quality" isn't as much of a factor as "the presence of" if you are using
this for the described purpose.
>
> DS
>
> Doug Simpson
> Technology Specialist
> De Queen Public Schools
> De Queen, AR
> simpsond leopards k12 ar us
> "A Dollar Saved is a Dollar Earned"
>
>
>   
>>>> Brian Chivers <brian portsmouth-college ac uk> 11/4/2008 7:54 AM >>>
>>>>         
> Problem is that the webcams don't have the sort of lens that we'd need.
>
> I'm looking at a package called "webcam" that's part of xawtv at the mo to
see if that'll do it.
>
> Brian
>
> Guy-Michel Lessard wrote:
>   
>> My gut feeling is do'nt touch that, get a Linux compatible webcam. It 
>> will be a lot less hassle. I'm sure there will be members here that can 
>> suggest easy to get compatible webcams.
>>
>>
>>  >>> Brian Chivers <brian portsmouth-college ac uk> 2008-11-04 06:47:24
>>>
>> I've been asked to setup a camera over looking our College's playing 
>> field to capture an image every
>> 30 minutes so we can see how much it is being used.
>>
>> I have a camera with that has a composite video output that I'd like to 
>> use and a video input card
>> (not sure if it linux compatible, if not I'll get one that is *grin*) 
>> but I'm not sure what software
>> to use to do this.
>>
>> Not worried about motion sensing just need a jpg or something every X 
>> minutes
>>
>> Does anyone do this ? Any ideas or pointer where to start.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Brian Chivers
>> Portsmouth College
>>
>>
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