[FFmpeg-user] FFMpeg question on Raspberry Pi

Anatoly anatoly at kazanfieldhockey.ru
Wed Feb 23 11:49:59 EET 2022

On Tue, 22 Feb 2022 14:14:29 -0600
Fred Kemp <fkemp at mindspring.com> wrote:

>      I need help in trying to develop a security camera for a remote 
> area of a farm.  There is no internet in some places there and some
> of the motion videos may be long, e.g., 20 to 30 minutes.
>      So, I would like to be able to record these longer motion videos
> on a Raspberry Pi locally, concatenate them and then be able to
> somehow quickly review the compilation/concatenated video on a video
> player and then download the snippet(s) of video to a smart phone.
>      I'm looking for direction as far as software goes.  I am not
> tech savvy but I know enough to see this project possibly going down
> a number of dead ends as I learn about the limitations of various
> software packages.  Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!
>      I was thinking of possibly:
>  1.     Recording motion using Motion or MotionEyes to a particular
>     directory for the day,
>  2.     Then using FFMpeg to possibly automatically concatenate the
>     videos in that directory into one bigger file, and
>  3.     Then using a video player to scroll through the video and
>     download a particular segment to my iPhone.
>      Is this possible?
>     Thank you in advance for your time!

what's about Zoneminder?
I'm not using it, but as far as I know it has functionality that is
close to what you asking for. But I may be wrong.

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