Author: bangabob
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Requirements: No addons required

Version: 1.2

Short description: Live Feed straight from the battle to a safe command center. Use the helmet camera feed for Point of veiw (POV) OR the Satellite link for lateral combat awareness.

Date: 2013-12-24 20:50


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Live feed control (LFC)

by
BangaBob


Description:
Live Feed straight from the battle to a safe command center. Use the helmet camera feed for Point of veiw (POV) OR the Satellite link for lateral combat awareness.


Features:
In-Game monitors
Stream from helmet cams
Satellite feed
Dedicated server compatible
Easy to install + Use
Realistic command center
Automatically adjusts for units in vehicles


Installation:
1. Copy "CCTV" folder into your mission folder
2. Open editor and add an EMPTY/Objects (signs)/invisible heli-pad. Name it SERVER (Important)
3. Create a monitor. EMPTY/Objects (signs)/Sign (ARMEX). Name it Monitor1
4. Name a unit "UNITNAME". Without the "".
5. Copy this inside your Init.sqf:
null = [[Monitor1],[UNITNAME]] execVM "cctv\feedInit.sqf";
6. Preview Mission and use the scroll wheel to interact with the monitor

Additional instructions:
For more monitors add to existing call:
null = [[Monitor1,Monitor2,Monitor3],[UNITNAME]] execVM "cctv\feedInit.sqf";
For more units add to existing call: [code]null = [[Monitor1],[UNITNAME,Unitname2,unitname3,unitname4]] execVM "cctv\feedInit.sqf";

Important notices:
A maximum of 4 different camera feeds at the same time
After reaching 5 concurrent camera feeds the monitors will turn off. (This is the renderTargets been reset after reaching their maximum capacity). Simply select a feed to continue.
Use above instructions for adding more monitors
Ensure an object named SERVER exists in the mission
Do NOT put the same unit in different calls. Such as:
BAD:
null=[[monitor1][s1]]execVM "cctv\livefeed.sqf";null=[[monitor2][s1]]execVM "cctv\livefeed.sqf";
GOOD:
null=[[monitor1,monitor2][s1]]execVM "cctv\livefeed.sqf";


Media:




Changelog:
v1.2
- JIP compatible. Players will be added to livefeed list upon entering server
- Cleaned up script errors
- Removed desktop background in favor of realistic blue screen
- Changed folder name from "CCTV" to "LFC"
- Use string format when adding units to livefeed
- Modified secure.sqf script in example mission for adapting monitor display grid

v1.1
- Fixed : Live feed now updates for units entering/Leaving vehicles
- Added civilian vehicles to Camera configs

v1.0
- first release


Forum topic:
- BI forums




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