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Discussion: Headcam

in: Orienteering; Gear & Toys

Apr 27, 2012 11:20 AM # 
I have just brought a headcam and want to use it to analize events. I want to put the video along side of the map where can I find the software for doing this. Anyone help?
Apr 27, 2012 11:39 AM # 
If you mean something like this:

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With the RGTV you'll need a bit of understanding with video stuff and computers in general but nothing too difficult in there.
Apr 27, 2012 12:05 PM # 
I've managed to do a few now, had to get ken's help initially though.. Make sure you read the instructions and the config file very carefully before you start! Takes quite a while to process races too, so just set it up to run overnight.
Apr 27, 2012 12:35 PM # 
Thanks for that will try it out.
Apr 27, 2012 1:53 PM # 
Use the integrated deshaker if you can - makes it easier (for me anyways) to concentrate on features in the terrain and relate them to the map.

Speaking of which, are there any vids from this year's WOC model terrains out there? I'm not sure where to go looking for such things except at Jagge's page (and ken's).
Apr 27, 2012 3:52 PM # 
I think that Peter Öberg was taking video in Switzerland, with his iPhone strapped to his headband... I don't know if that got posted anywhere yet though...

oh, maybe you can find bits linked from here
Apr 27, 2012 3:53 PM # 
Pink Socks:
Speaking of headcam's woot's deal of the day today is for a headcam:
Apr 28, 2012 3:06 AM # 
Can't say that I like the Yokuppi small map segment imposed on the video. Maybe it's ok if you have tracking, but if not I would prefer to have the video and RG open separately in two windows (or two screens). Check out the videos/maps in my second post in this thread.
Apr 28, 2012 1:07 PM # 
You can use Attackpoint. Load your GPS track in your log. Put the map in a DOMA archive and the video on Youtube or Vimeo. When you click on the little globe in your AP log, the window that opens has a little video camera icon on the lower left corner of the screen. Click on that icon to "configure synchronized headcam video" and follow the instructions for providing the links to the map and the video.
Apr 28, 2012 6:04 PM # 
Headcams can be useful for biking too. Here's a video news report of two cyclists who were hit in the Berkeley hills of BAOC country by an SUV, apparently on purpose. One of the riders had a handlebar-mounted cam which recorded the hit-and-run incident and the driver's license plate...and allowed his subsequent arrest. Unfortunately past history indicates few drivers receive anything more than a wrist-slap in such accidents. Perhaps the graphic nature of the rider's video, documenting the flagrant crime, will spur the court to invoke greater punishment and jail time.

However judging from some of the comments appended below the article, a headcam might be appropriate for ANY bike ride in the Bay Area.
Apr 28, 2012 8:25 PM # 
Camolyze is a good option for HeadCam analysis. A bit rough around the edges with some small bugs, but when you get the hang of it, it is fast to set up and you don't need an Internet connection. See screencast of how to use it here:

I'll put up a short article on it at tomorrow.
Apr 29, 2012 6:48 PM # 
Article is now up here:
Jul 22, 2018 3:33 PM # 
Any new tools sine were developed?

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