The paint has hardly dried on the raspivid solution for unbuffered macro-block streaming before a conversation on the Raspberry Pi forums yielded the way to get picamera to stream the video macro-block without buffering by explicitly opening an unbuffered output file rather than leaving it to picamera to second guess what’s needed.
Cutting to the chase, here’s the result.
Yes she drifted forward into the football goal over the course of the 20 seconds, but that’s 4 times longer to drift that far so frankly, I’m stunned how good the flight was! I have ideas as to why, and these are my next post.
And the best bit? No damage was done to my son’s goal net!