[FFmpeg-user] FFMpeg question on Raspberry Pi

Fred Kemp fkemp at mindspring.com
Fri Feb 25 00:00:33 EET 2022

I will look into Zoneminder, Thanks Anatoly!

On 2/23/2022 3:49 AM, Anatoly wrote:
> 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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