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Package: motion (3.2.12-3.4)

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V4L capture program supporting motion detection

Motion is a program that monitors the video signal from one or more cameras and is able to detect if a significant part of the picture has changed. Or in other words, it can detect motion.

Motion is a command line based tool. It has no graphical user interface. Everything is setup either via the command line or via configuration files.

The output from motion can be:

   - jpg files
   - ppm format files
   - mpeg video sequences

Also, motion has its own minimalistic web server. Thus, you can access the webcam output from motion via a browser.

Tags: Hardware Enablement: Digital Camera, Implemented in: C, User Interface: interface::commandline, role::program, Scope: Utility, Purpose: Monitoring, Supports Format: works-with-format::TODO, works-with::image, Works with: Video and Animation

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