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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) 4.1.1-1.1+b1 293.1 kB853.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 4.1.1-1.1+b1 288.2 kB811.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 4.1.1-1.1+b1 273.1 kB779.0 kB [list of files]
armel 4.1.1-1.1+b1 274.6 kB771.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 4.1.1-1.1+b1 279.2 kB719.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 4.1.1-1.1+b1 281.0 kB774.0 kB [list of files]
i386 4.1.1-1.1+b1 292.9 kB823.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 4.1.1-1.1 289.6 kB806.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 4.1.1-1.1 293.6 kB818.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 4.1.1-1.1+b1 275.0 kB783.0 kB [list of files]
mips 4.1.1-1.1+b1 280.3 kB810.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 4.1.1-1.1+b1 281.1 kB837.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 4.1.1-1.1+b1 281.7 kB810.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 4.1.1-1.1+b1 275.4 kB815.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 4.1.1-1.1+b1 281.2 kB883.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 4.1.1-1.1+b1 288.1 kB883.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 4.1.1-1.1+b1 278.3 kB815.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 4.1.1-1.1+b1 304.3 kB768.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 4.1.1-1.1+b1 273.6 kB811.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 4.1.1-1.1+b1 288.5 kB795.0 kB [list of files]