Mic Monitoring Software

Posted on 2011-10-17
Last Modified: 2012-05-12

I've just purchased a GuruPlug Plus, which I intend to install Ubuntu on.

Does anyone know of a compatible audio monitoring programme?

I would like to monitor the sound levels produced from a usb Mic input. (The basic idea is to monitor a barking dog and when its sound levels are over a certain volume take a picture with the webcam & record the time that the barking occurs)

I've found an example programme that does this in Windows (Audio Zone  Trigger ) but can't find one of a similar functionality for Linux.

I've never used Linux before either ... so I'm sure thats going to make it a tad harder!

Thanks in advance

Question by:bedsingar
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    Expert Comment

    Found an example at Stack Exchange. Haven't tested it so YMMV(VM). Replace the "amixer" commands with the command that takes a cam shot. The time of barking will be the time stamp of the camera capture file.

    Accepted Solution

    Unable to find a suitable linux alternative as I want to be able to record sound so have instead used windows.

    Thanks for your input.

    Author Closing Comment

    Unable to find suitable alternative, ended up using goldwave and a decibel recording trigger. Coupled with an exported list of cue points to create graphical data.

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