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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/ppm image files
   - mpeg/mp4/swf/flv/mov/ogg 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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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 4.0-1 280.8 kB792.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 4.0-1 274.5 kB750.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 4.0-1 259.9 kB730.0 kB [list of files]
armel 4.0-1 263.7 kB719.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 4.0-1 266.7 kB671.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 4.0-1 269.1 kB726.0 kB [list of files]
i386 4.0-1 278.2 kB755.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 4.0-1 273.9 kB750.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 4.0-1 277.6 kB755.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 4.0-1 261.5 kB730.0 kB [list of files]
mips 4.0-1 267.5 kB753.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 4.0-1 268.9 kB778.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 4.0-1 268.7 kB753.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 4.0-1 261.4 kB787.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 4.0-1 262.6 kB787.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 4.0-1 265.2 kB790.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 4.0-1 264.7 kB790.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 4.0-1 270.2 kB774.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 3.4.1-1 286.6 kB692.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 4.0-1 262.9 kB758.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 4.0-1 274.7 kB735.0 kB [list of files]