Originally Published: Wednesday, 7 June 2000 Author: Christof Vandewalle
Published to: enhance_articles_multimedia/Multimedia News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]


Motion uses a video4linux device and detects changes in the image. If a change is detected a snapshot will be taken.
Some of motion's options include:

Sending an email when detecting movement

  • Sending a SMS message when detecting movement
  • Execute external commands when detecting movement
  • Take automated snapshots on regular intervals
  • Take automated snapshots at iregular intervals using cron
  • Create mpeg movies of detected motion
    More info on their homepage !