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2020/01/12

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Bertl_oO
off to bed now ... have a good one everyone!
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Bertl_oO
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Bertl_zZ
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BAndiT1983
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Bertl
morning folks!
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10:47
se6ast1an
anuejn: sure
10:47
se6ast1an
did you collect the thoughts/requirements somewhere?
10:48
se6ast1an
anyway here are some ideas, feel free to compare/extend the ones you made up so far but I guess its pretty straight forward/obvious
10:48
se6ast1an
the remote needs to be able to send commands to the camera to set sensor/image parameters
10:48
se6ast1an
change expsoure time, gain, etc.
10:49
se6ast1an
but also commands to capture and store a still image
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se6ast1an
into a preconfigured directory
10:49
se6ast1an
in the future also to start/stop recording (eg. over USB3)
10:50
se6ast1an
the other communication direction the camera should send information to the remote
10:50
se6ast1an
that could be current sensor parameters like exposure time, gain, etc.
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se6ast1an
temperatures in different places of the hardware
10:51
se6ast1an
free space remaining for capturing still images
10:51
se6ast1an
or histogram data of the live view (probably the most bandwidth demanding I can think of currently)
11:10
Bertl
in addition to that, there was the plan to have 'per remote' configurations for the camera
11:11
Bertl
which could be easily done with unique identifiers for the remote hardware
11:12
Bertl
there is also the plan to extend the remote with modules/addons, which probably should be identified/reported to the camera
11:12
Bertl
and most likely the remote needs to know what modules/plugins/shields are available on the camera as well
11:14
Bertl
for the low level communication a bidirectional 'serial' interface is probably the best choice, as it is already available now and also quite easy to do over USB (via CDC)
11:23
se6ast1an
good points
11:35
se6ast1an
note: we want to resume weekly irc meetings again on mondays, just sent an email reminder
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se6ast1an
Monday 17:00 UTC
12:47
anuejn
k
12:55
comradekingu
Unique identifiers, on an SD-card?
13:24
Bertl
hmm?
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BAndiT1983
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14:03
comradekingu
"Unique identifiers from the remote hardware"
14:03
Bertl
there is no SD card planned for the Remote
14:04
comradekingu
Unique identifiers over network sounds bad, I'd rather have serial number and config+actual identifier on SD-card
14:04
comradekingu
Is it local then?
14:04
Bertl
not really following you here ...
14:05
Bertl
we have the AXIOM (Beta) Camera with SD card, etc
14:05
comradekingu
How do you uniquely identify the remote?
14:05
Bertl
and we have to AXIOM Remote which is connected via Serial/USB
14:06
Bertl
and each Remote will get an unique identifier (somehow)
14:07
comradekingu
I think maybe USB has that
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14:10
Bertl
doesn't matter, we will have some kind of unique identifier in the remote hardware anyway (worst case programmed into one of the MCUs)
14:13
comradekingu
It could present a USB HID storage device that has a string and some config to alter?
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BAndiT1983
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14:14
Bertl
yes, but that would make it USB specific which we probably want to avoid to be able to use rs232 or rs485 as well
14:28
comradekingu
:))))
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Bertl
off for now ... bbl
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