Monthly Archives: November, 2012

Record from Webcam to OGG with GStreamer

Using gstreamers gst-launch, one could easily record the live stream from a webcam directly to an OGG-container using theora-encoding. By splitting the input from the v4l source (through “tee”) into two parallel sub-pipes, it is possible to show the recorded stream on the screen, while saving it to the OGG-file on the other processing path. […]

pyscmpd 0.1 released

First public release of pyscmpd is available. pyscmpd is a music player daemon I use to convert my Raspberry Pi into a “soundberry”. The daemon is talking a subset of the MPD protocol, but instead of serving local MP3 files, it connects to soundcloud.com and serves the streams found there. Because of the MPD protocol, […]

Poor Mans Scratch Sensor Board

“scratch-sherpa” implements the protocol of the Scratch Sensor Board (also known as Picoboard), as supported by the educational Scratch  programming environment. A MSP430 Launchpad with my uSherpa firmware as foundation is used. For more details, see the project page here Get the sources from github The (unedited) video below shows some examples of how the […]