Motion and MotionPlus are highly configurable programs that monitor video signals from many types of cameras and depending upon how they are configured, perform actions when movement is detected.

Motion is the original software dating back to 2000 while MotionPlus is a new application. MotionPlus was added as a new application in order to allow for removal of older functionality rarely used while also adding new functionalities.

The applications include the ablity to:

Use with many types of devices