[Lab] Dreaming about a Hat Cam
Richard Guy Briggs
rgb at tricolour.net
Thu Nov 25 15:00:02 EST 2010
On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 10:42:18AM -0800, eric.schmidt at rogers.com wrote:
> WRT Hat Cams - was recently at BestBuy, and this had me intrigued:
> I see this thing making it a lot cheaper and easier for people to wind up on
> "America's most wicked faceplants"
Or, "dangerous motor vechicle driver moves" complete with licence plates
that make it much easier to report to the police.
That's why I know about them.
> From: Richard Guy Briggs <rgb at tricolour.net>
> To: Darcy Whyte <darcy at siteware.com>
> Cc: HackLab Discussion <discussion at hacklab.to>; lab <lab at artengine.ca>;
> ORE_bits at yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Thu, November 25, 2010 12:57:08 PM
> Subject: Re: [Lab] Dreaming about a Hat Cam
> On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 12:36:28PM -0500, Darcy Whyte wrote:
> > Anybody tried this?
> There are a number that are designed to be mounted to bicycle or ski
> helmets. Some are HD.
> Finding a competent photographer is surprsingly harder than I would have
> > Dreaming about a Hat
> > Cam<http://mambohead.com/2010/11/dreaming-about-a-hat-cam/>
> > November 25th, 2010 No
> > Comments<http://mambohead.com/2010/11/dreaming-about-a-hat-cam/#respond>
> > Edit <http://mambohead.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=135&action=edit>
> > I’ve been working on a model airplane project and I want to make nice videos
> > of the planes flying. The challenge is that I can’t seem to fly it and take
> > video at the same time easily. The obvious is to get your friends to take
> > the shots right?
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQug8GUVOQI
> > In this video I’m explaining “Press the button… Now we’re filming…. Now
> > press it again… now we’re not filming…”. I think I went over it about 10
> > times.
> > It’s really hard to get people to take video. In the video above, the first
> > guy I tried could not understand how to operate the video camera despite
> > explaining it over and over to him. Mind you were each had a plastic cup
> > full of rum.
> > So anyways, now I’m wondering what sort of video quality I’d get in terms of
> > shakiness and staying on subject.
> > I’ve also looked at making a camera stabilizer but that seems to need a
> > camera operator so I’m still left with the guerrilla recruitment of people
> > to take video.
> > Here’s another fine example. In this example, I asked the lady to try and
> > get the whole bike and myself into the picture. Not only did she fail to do
> > that, she managed to give me mouse ears.
> > <http://mambohead.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/100_5306.jpg>
> slainte mhath, RGB
slainte mhath, RGB
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