Beta Release 2019.12.31.00

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  • Happy new year!

  • check for updating doesn't delay project loading with no internet connection

  • additional cross thread protection when rendering video stream to screen

  • display version information about plugins when ? is clicked

  • various other ui and performance fixes

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I encounter some issues since this update with the camera. I connect to the picamera from my raspberry pi through EZBPi server. The connection seems OK (no error from ARC and the server says that the camera is connected), but i see a black screen instead of the video stream, with some random appearance of the stream for less than one second, every few seconds. I tested also with a previous version (2019.12.19) and everything is OK. This is when using ARC on Windows10. When using the Pi version of ARC (2019.12.25) I see no stream at all...


Does it work with Blueberry?


Hi @DJ, no it is the same with Blueberry. It use to work before with the same version of Blueberry or EZBPi server, so it seems to be more on the ARC side...


Try this beta:


Hi @DJ,

Sadly, it didn't solve my issue... I tried to make some videos to show what happens: Here is a screen capture with version 2019.12.06, the flux is OK:

Here is the same screen capture, but with the last version (2020.01.03), and you can see that the camera flux is mainly black, with some flashes:

Curiously however, if I do a video capture in ARC at the same time (with the last version), the recording is OK:

I hope it helps...


Try this

and please comment on that thread, not this one. So we can keep this organized.

Also, does the camera video work when you use a USB camera?