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TrafficCamNZ – in the new update for Mac OS Desktop version 17 May 2011

Posted by David Wilson in iPhone.
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Version 1.0.1 was released in the Mac App Store on 10 May 2011. While that version was working through the approval process at Apple I was working on the updates for the next version. I’m pleased to say that the changes have gone well and I think that TrafficCamNZ users will be pleased with this update. Here’s a peek at what’s coming: * Image update activity in progress is displayed now indicated for each image * Stability and performance improvements related to memory handling * The Main window will remain the active window after splash screen dissapears * Clicking an image in the main window will cause it to refresh
* Right clicking an image in the main window will zoom the image to full screen and refresh the image

And the big new feature in this release is: TIMELAPSE CAPTURE
TimeLapse capture of cameras generate quicktime movies – for each camera that you wish to perform a timelapse capture on you define how many seconds to to wait before the next capture – you can set up more than one camera to be captured in a single run. You stop the capture by clicking the stop button and the movie for each camera is created.

Before I submit this update to the Apple for approval I need to conduct some performance testing. In the mean time I’ve pasted a screenshot of TrafficCamNZ and the new TimeLapse window below. You may have to click on the image to see it full size.

I hope you like the updates so far. I you have comments/suggestions leave them here or e-mail them direct to me. I would also be happy to receive new cameras pre-loaded in the TrafficCamNZ XML file format for inclusion into the main data feed. So if you have something, please get in contact.

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