Sunday, March 19, 2017

Madame Sherri's Castle in Winter

In West Chesterfield, NH (right across the river from Brattleboro, VT) are the ruins of Madame Sherri's Castle. All that remains are the the rock foundation and staircase. Click through for all the images.

Madame Sherri Castle (pano) Madame Sherri's Castle

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Getting ready for Winter Storm Stella

I've setup a webcam for folks to watch Winter Storm Stella from my house in Merrimack, NH.

Click on the live stream on here:

There is a Raspberry Pi 3 with a picamera pointing out my front window. It is running this script:

raspivid -o - -t 0 -fps 30 -b 6000000  | ffmpeg -re -ar 44100 -ac 2 -acodec pcm_s16le -f s16le -ac 2 -i /dev/zero -f h264 -i - -vcodec copy -acodec aac -ab 128k -g 50 -strict experimental -
f flv rtmp://

Where AAAA-BBBB-CCCC-DDDD is my secret YouTube key.

Essentially raspivid is sending the video to ffmpeg which add a silent audio loop and then forwards the flv stream to YouTube's ingestion server.

The info came primarily from: