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PiDashCam part four – Beta code released

Part four of the series on my development of a Raspberry Pi based dashcam. See this post for part one, this post for part two and this post for part three.

It’s been a while since I posted, but the holidays got in the way. Anyhow, progress has been made and I am now in the beta testing phase. I have working code, which can be found on github, and the python module can be found in pypi by searching for ‘pidashcam’.

The next stage is to get the breadboard dashcam into my car and see whether it works in the real world: so far it’s been sitting on my bench taking videos of pretty much nothing; and with no movement.

I also need to noodle more on how I am going to package this thing.

Thumbs up for Microsoft Support

Microsoft Support persists to get through and close the call As readers of my Business Continuity UK blog will know, I place a premium on the quality of service I receive from those who supply me with products and services in my business life. My business depends on me having reliable access to high qualityContinue Reading

How to keep guests off your home Wi-Fi

It may be useful to let guests access the Internet from your house, but control what they do This post was prompted by a conversation originated by Robert Craven on Google+ relating to how guests expect to have Wi-Fi access when they visit. Leaving aside the social rules, here’s how you can enable this withoutContinue Reading