Development v12

Warning - Product Update

All the resources present on this section belong to Waspmote v12, Waspmote Plug & Sense! v12 and Meshlium v3.8.

If you have a Waspmote v15, Waspmote Plug & Sense! v15 or Meshlium v4.0 please go to the new Development Section.

Check what is your version and what are the differences between the old and the new one in this document.

» VC 04: Config and take picture

This code configures the camera and take a picture.

Required Materials

1 x Waspmote
1 x Battery
1 x Video Camera Sensor Board
1 x 3G module
1 x SD card in 3G board

Notes

- Waspmote must be powered with a battery
- Video Camera Sensor Board needs 3G Board to work
- This example is valid for Waspmote v12 and Waspmote v15

Code

/*  
 *  ------ VC_04 - Configuration of the camera and take picture -------- 
 *  
 *  Explanation: This code configures the camera and take a picture.
 *  
 *  Copyright (C) 2016 Libelium Comunicaciones Distribuidas S.L. 
 *  http://www.libelium.com 
 *  
 *  This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify 
 *  it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by 
 *  the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or 
 *  (at your option) any later version. 
 *  
 *  This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, 
 *  but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of 
 *  MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the 
 *  GNU General Public License for more details. 
 *  
 *  You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License 
 *  along with this program.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>. 
 *  
 *  Version:           3.0
 *  Design:            David Gascón 
 *  Implementation:    Alejandro Gállego 
 */


#include "Wasp3G.h"

/*******************************************************************************
********************************************************************************
 BEFORE TO COMPILE this sketch and others that use the Videocamera Sensor Board,
 be sure that the CAMERA_FUSE is set to 1. Otherwise, sketch will not compile.
 This fuse is located in the file Wasp3G.h, inside /libraries/Wasp3G folder.
********************************************************************************
*******************************************************************************/

int count = 0;
int answer = 0;
int status_3G = 0;
unsigned long time;


void setup(){

    USB.ON();
    USB.println(F("Starting"));

    status_3G = _3G.ON();
    if ((status_3G == 1) || (status_3G == -3))
    {
        USB.println(F("3G module ready..."));

        _3G.setTime();

        // if there isn't a name the 3G module use the date and time for the picture's name
        _3G.pictureName("");

        USB.println(F("Waiting for SD..."));

        time = millis();
        while ((answer == 0) && ((millis() - time) < 60000))
        {
            answer = _3G.isSD();
            // Condition to avoid an overflow (DO NOT REMOVE)
            if (millis() < time)
            {
                time = millis();	
            }
        }

        if (answer == 1)
        {
            // Selects microSD to store the pictures
            _3G.selectStorage(1);
        }
        else
        {
            // Selects microSD to store the pictures
            _3G.selectStorage(0);   
            USB.println("SD card not available"); 
        }
    }
    else
    {
        USB.println(F("3G module NOT ready..."));
    }


}


void loop(){ 

    if (status_3G == 1)
    {
        // Starts the camera and configures it
        count = 3;
        do{
            answer = _3G.startCamera();
            if(answer == -3){
                _3G.stopCamera();   
            }
        }while ((answer != 1) && (count > 0));
        if (answer == 1)
        {
            _3G.cameraResolution(5);    // Sets VGA resolution
            _3G.cameraBrightness(3);    // Sets medium brightness
            _3G.cameraRotation("0");    // Rotation of 0 degrees
            _3G.pictureTimeStamp(0);    // Disables timestamp

            // take the picture and power off the camera
            _3G.takePicture();

            _3G.stopCamera();         
        }
        else
        {
            USB.println("Error starting the camera");            
        }
    }
    else
    {
        USB.println("3G not started");
    }
}












Output

H#
Starting
3G module ready...
Waiting for SD...

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