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How to install FFMPEG for pcDuino8 Uno

FFMPEG is the great tool if you want to deal with video. In this tutorial, we show how to install this complicated tool on pcDuino8 Uno, Install H264 Support:Enter the following commands: ?123456$cd home/linaro$git clone git://git.videolan.org/x264$cd x264$./configure --host=arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi --enable-static --disable-opencl$make$sudo make install Install AAC Support:This step is optional. But as we will use ffmpeg to capture [...]

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How to Enable Motion Triggered Cloud Recording for Deepcam

Deepcam plug and play security camera is a low cost WiFi camera that has vivid video quality. We showed how to use a pcDuino8 uno to detect the motion and upload the video clip to dropbox, so a user can watch all the events on smartphone.Deepcam’s platform also offers a easy-to-use motion triggered cloud recording. [...]

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Get Started with Deepcam Cube Security Camera

Openhapp's Deepcam is a cube plug and play security camera with optional motion detection triggered cloud recording. In this post, we show how to configure the deepcam cube camera step by step.First, please don't power on the camera.Then we search for 'mysnapcam' in the iOS Apple Store or Google Play. Connect the smartphone to [...]

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How to do clock update on pcDuino8 Uno

pcDuino8 Uno doesn’t have an onboard RTC. So if you power it up, the clock and date will be lost. Once you get network connection, you can force a time update using the following command: ?1$sudo ntpdate -s time.nist.govIf you want that it happens automatically every time it reboots,<code>( /etc/init.d/ntp stop until ping -nq -c3 8.8.8.8; [...]

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How to Install ThingSpeak Server Standalone

ThingSpeak is an open source “Internet of Things” application and API to store and retrieve data from things using HTTP over the Internet or via a Local Area Network. With ThingSpeak, you can create sensor logging applications, location tracking applications, and a social network of things with status updates.Below is the full steps of a [...]

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How to Setup CuteDigi PicoBoard with Scratch 2.0

Scratch has been evolved from 1.4 to 2.0, and now 2.0 has an offline edition. In this tutorial, we show how to use CuteDigi picoboard with scratch 2.0.First we need to install CP2102 USB driver on Windows.Before we plug in PicoBoard into the computer, we need to install USB driver first. The USB driver can [...]

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Install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on LinkSprite Canyonlands: Intel Atom Z3735F Quad

LinkSprite Canyonlands is an Intel Atom Z3735F Quad computer. It defaults with a Windows 8 operation system. We follow the post at CNXsoft to install the Ubuntu OS on it. In this post, we detailed the steps that we used.First, Idownload and flash ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-linuxium.iso to a USB drive with ‘Rufus’ in Windows or ‘dd’ in [...]

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Motion Detection and Save Video Clip to Dropbox with pcDuino8 Uno and Openhapp WiFI Plug and Play Security Camera

Openhapp has a great video quality WiFi security camera. It has excellent night vision too.We installed one openhapp wifi security camera in the front door, and can watch the real time video using the included free mobile APP.What about motion detection and save the captured video clip to cloud?The video clip saved to [...]

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pcDuino Competition 2014

CuteDigi is happy to announce the pcDuino competition 2014. The entry of the project must be entered into the form below by 10/31/2014 midnight Mountain time. By entering into this competition, you agree to allow us to post your project description and video on website.To promote pcDuino competition 2014, CuteDigi lowered pcDuino3 from $77 to [...]

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