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  1. make local storage feature equivalent to cloud storage

    I won't buy one of these because the option to store files locally on one's computer is crippled compared to the cloud version. There are zero technical reasons why the local storage option should not have the same features as cloud storage (organize into moments, GPS location). I should be able to have the complete feature set without having to put all the images from my life on your servers.

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    • Open source your clustering software to alleviate privacy concerns

      Dear Memoto,

      I'm a huge fan of the project, I can't wait to get mine in the mail. The privacy implications are a big concern for me though. I am generally a very public person, I have a Facebook profile, I freely share vacation pictures, etc. This is because I know exactly what I'm sharing, and I know not to make public anything I don't want. I'm a happy Gmail user because if I felt an email were too sensitive, I simply would not send it on gmail.

      Things are different with Memoto. The information provided is much richer, and…

      246 votes
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        Angelyn responded

        Hi guys!

        Open clustering and open the api are two different things. The most recent update was meant for other suggestions here on the board.

        Hence, this suggestion is still open for votes since it has not been implemented.

        Thanks for your understanding, and have a great day,

        The Narrative Team

      • 212 votes
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        • Use the accelerometer to determine best moment to take a non-blurry photo

          Firmware change: Use the accelerometer to determine best moment to take a non-blurry photo. When the internal timer says it's time to take a picture, check the accelerometer and wait up to 10% of the timer period to see if there isn't a low-motion (less blur) or better angle available. If not, take the picture anyway. (Inspired by Jason Hsu)

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          • Add a map mode to the timeline viewer

            The clip captures GPS data with every picture, but aside from the name of the city, that data is not exposed in the app at all. It would be neat to have a map-based view of the timeline so you could retrace your steps over the course of the day. That'd be especially useful while traveling since you might not know exactly where you went while you explored a new location.

            170 votes
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            • Allow download of GPS track log

              After uploading photos to the service, I would like to be able to download the GPS data for my day's adventure for viewing on Google Earth or other GPS mapping apps. Right now my only option is to select all the day's photos, download them all, and extract the GPS data from each one, using that to construct a track log file. This is resource-intensive for Narrative's servers and time-consuming for me.

              126 votes
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              • figure out how to turn the camera off other than putting it on its side. I get 100s of black pix when it's in my backpack or pocket.

                to get 100s of black pix that are then slow to upload to your site and clog up my HD seems silly. Gotta find a way to turn the doggone thing off other then putting it flat. How often can you do that during the day if you have it with you?

                92 votes
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                • waterproof / waterproof case

                  To have either the device itself be completely watertight or to have a waterproof case to put on it would be great! In the instance of rain or if I were to take it to a pool or water-based activity I would love to see the moments Memoto could capture for me.

                  88 votes
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                    14 comments  ·  Hardware  ·  Admin →
                  • memory

                    off loading memory is an important issue when used during a no internet access/no computer access environment. i would like to suggest either 2 versions or the decision to opt for a microSD card slot to accept up to 8GB cards instead of fixed storage. the data stored on the mircoSD can still be inserted in the device and connected to the computer for upload. (eg:) if the User only has one microSD card and a HyperDrive, even if the stored images were not accessible to the User (due to manner how coordinates etc is saved) the data can still…

                    78 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  Hardware  ·  Admin →
                    • Write to your customer to appologize when you are 4 month late in your delivery

                      You should have a customer service... follow your orders, write when you are late, and show some courtesy towards your clients.

                      74 votes
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                      • An ios/android app to directly upload photos from clip by connecting clip to ios/android device.

                        Would be great to make the clip truly mobile, no need to to lug around a PC/mac while traveling. Main objective here is to get your photos out of the clip into the service and charge device, so we can take more photos.

                        73 votes
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                        • Add security line to device

                          I wrote this in another email, but I might as well write this suggestion here where it belongs :-)

                          Is there a security line included with the device? Since the memoto will be clipped on your clothes, there is a fair risk of it being "brushed off", for example in a crowd.

                          BR
                          Mattias

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                          • How about sharing a MOMENTS and not just PHOTOS

                            I thought we'll have the functionality to share the moments but not just the photos. Please add function to export the moments or some photos from the moments as the GIF animation or video file.

                            61 votes
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                            • Phone as viewfinder.

                              Allow phones to also serve as viewfinder. I mean, users are allowed to see in their phones what the narrative clip is seeing in real time. I understand the clip is intended to capture random moments, but I guess the feature would be a big plus.

                              56 votes
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                              • please support EXIF meta data in JPEG format

                                Picture date&time, GPS position, expose time, shutter speed are can save EXIF metadata in JPEG file.

                                Currently, Narrative clip doesn't support EXIF meta data in jpeg file..

                                Please support Metadata in narrative clip.

                                I find some project EXIF data for narrative clip jpeg file.

                                https://github.com/chuckkahn/Narrative-Clip-Metadata

                                but It is very difficult to use for me.

                                please support this feature!!

                                53 votes
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                                • 50 votes
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                                  • Please allow turning off GPS. This will save battery life for those that want to store pictures locally.

                                    Please allow turning off GPS. This will save battery life for those that want to store pictures locally.

                                    49 votes
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                                    • 48 votes
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                                      • Delete photos before uploading

                                        Have the ability to delete photos before uploading as on slow internet connection it takes hours to upload.

                                        46 votes
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                                        • Consider replacement options/strategies for the rechargeable battery

                                          Rechargeable batteries have limits to their useful "life" - a certain number of renewals before they are spent up. Should Memoto camera owners plan to replace the entire unit, will the batteries be user-replaceable, or will the Memoto company set up a Customer Service department, handling hundreds and thousands of battery-replacement tasks every month?

                                          I would recommend a user-serviceable battery replacement strategy, however this opens up its own set of risks.

                                          42 votes
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