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 of the activity
- Save jpgs of the activity
- View live stream of cameras
- Invoke scripts when activities occur
- Log activity into databases
- Mask areas of images
- V4l2 Webcams
- Video capture cards
- Network cameras via HTTP, RTSP and RTMP
- Static files via a v4l2 loopback device
- PI cameras