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Live cam?

Post by 1durphul » Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:43 am

So this is my second year in a row not going to the burn. Last year I watched the on playa live cam several times. It was a nice way to feel like I was there in some small way. Anybody got a URL for it this year?

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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:51 am

Camp Envy
We are waiting, BMIR is Online already (I was on the radio !)




Did we not have this conversation before ?
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Re: Live cam?

Post by 1durphul » Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:40 am

Traveller in Time wrote:
Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:51 am
Camp Envy
We are waiting, BMIR is Online already (I was on the radio !)




Did we not have this conversation before ?
Maybe last year haha! I was listening to BMIR earlier. It's always nice to listen to, close my eyes and pretend I'm in line for the gate.

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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:43 am

BMIR stream choppy


It was better next last year or two :D
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:11 am

Any minute now https://burningman.org/event/live-webcast/

Placekeeper will turn into counter ?

Mod Note: fixed URL
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Token » Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:26 am


This video has been removed for violating YouTube's policy on spam, deceptive practices, and scams.
Hilarious and ironic.

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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:29 am

That is soo next year
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:18 pm

Camera is up
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:01 am

MotorBikeMatt Comes several times a day online in dialogue with a dozen messageboards and chat channels.

Channels are listed on the CampEnvy website
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Meat Hunter » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:22 am

Back in 2013 ( when I was learning about BM and preparing to go to the event in 2014) I was able to watch the live stream of the event on my computer.

I attended the event in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Since my advanced level of decay will not allow me to comfortably make the 5 day solo drive to the playa any more, I thought that this year I would sit back and watch you guys on the live steam.

Nope. That is not going to happen. It appears that in the last five years that method that is used to record and send the live steam has changed and my ol' Windows XP system will no longer allow me to view the live steam.

All is not lost. A neighbor out here is the woods has offered to let me come over and view the event on their 'somewhat-newer' computer for a few hours a day.
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Captain Goddammit » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:45 am

An iPhone will do it.
Windows computers are cheap, a whole lot cheaper than even the fuel to drive to Black Rock.
Second hand couple-year-old ones can be had dirt cheap, sometimes free. Check around.
Some 30 year old probably has one lying in his closet he doesn’t even want, that is new enough to do what you need it to. I was given my first several Windows computers.
(Then I gave them away myself because I found I was happier on the other kind).
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Meat Hunter » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:56 am

Captain,

Thank you.

Unfortunately, I do not have a smart phone and it will be another 1-2 weeks before leave the woods and drive into town.

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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:00 am

Sorry to hear, have borrowed equipment myself.

Progress seems to involve dumping last year model and getting the latest :(
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Token » Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:02 am

Yeah, but you’re in the woods man!

That is way better than some crazy party in the desert.

So much better that I moved into the woods 5 years ago for good.

Now when I have Hog or Goat rodeo there’s actual hogs and goats.

You’re not missing much on the webcast. It’s all zoomed out, the tower shakes, and gets all fuzzy and dusty.

Best times to watch is at night when the fires roar.

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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:04 am

Token wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:02 am
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Now when I have Hog or Goat rodeo there’s actual hogs and goats.
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Rolls over the floor laughing :D

You are great
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:05 am

How about the "Night at the Climb In"

Seems to be scary enough to be lethal
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Token » Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:06 am

Laptops haven’t gotten much better in the past 5 years.

Less power usage for the same features/performance, longer battery charges.

I have 3 and 5 year old laptops I got for cheap second hand and they still rock it just fine.

The upgrade loop died when Moore’s Law broke at Intel.

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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:10 am

You say so, I have XP age system just for email nothing else accepts it.
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Token » Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:16 am

Traveller in Time wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:10 am
You say so, I have XP age system just for email nothing else accepts it.
Install a Linux disto on that please.

XP has not been supported or patched for years and is a virus at this point.

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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:23 am

Camera is pointed at "The Keyhole" with "Crown" as art


Will do, should have done times ago. . .
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Guard Dawg » Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:28 pm

It was working last night on me iphone.

https://burningman.org/event/live-webcast/
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Guard Dawg » Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:31 pm

Curious, where is the camera located?
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:06 pm

perched atop a tower in MediaMecca camp
Hmm shall ask Professor Pickle for on older version was part of the introduction on CE website
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:30 pm

1008 viewers watching the WebCast

MBM is giving a show of the recent travel to BRC
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Re: Live cam?

Post by littleflower » Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:38 pm

Camera is behind Everywhere and the Artery, which in previous years was between 6 and 6:30 on the esplanade.... And that's where Media Mecca would be. but i expect to see the man?
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Guard Dawg » Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:39 pm

I saw some drone footage.
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:50 pm

The Man was not visible, the entire operation was halted due to whiteout. Also the dome is dusty, MBM online
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Token » Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:11 pm

It’s the main comm tower that has the microwave link to Gerlach, airport and the DPW Depot, amongst other things.

HEAT manages access so any dust cleaning and stuff requires a boom lift. No climbers.
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Camera is the little dark half dome gizmo on the right side.
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Traveller in Time » Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:25 pm

Need a magnifier to see how many are inside . . .

No wait, I wrote it down somewhere 1109 peak viewers
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Re: Live cam?

Post by Guard Dawg » Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:39 pm

A self-cleaning a camera hood similar to used in racecars should be incorporated.

With all the creative genius running around the Burn, there should be some kind of remotely operated air/water cleaning system that certainly could be devised.

During dusty conditions an occasional blast of air. Post-dusty conditions a blast of water followed by a blast of air to dry. Not that it probably wouldn't dryfast anyway,

Just brainstorming.
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