Motion is a highly configurable program that monitors video signals from many types of cameras.
Set it up to monitor security cameras, watch birds, check in on your pet, create timelapse videos and more.
Use Motion with many types of devices
- Create videos or save pictures of the activity
- View live stream of cameras
- Invoke scripts when activities occur
- Log activity into multiple types of databases
- Fully customizable masks for privacy or motion detection
- V4l2 Webcams
- Video capture cards
- Network cameras via HTTP, RTSP and RTMP
- Static files via a v4l2 loopback device
- PI cameras