Linux webcams for dummies
Mikkel L. Ellertson
mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Mon Apr 2 18:19:30 UTC 2007
Bryan Hepworth wrote:
> Philip Walden wrote:
>> I have used *motion* to do this. It works with any kind of webcam
>> (serial/usb direct connect to PC) or internet camera (stand-alone cam
>> with built in web server). Motion constantly monitors images looking
>> for motion events and logs events to disk. Another option will create
>> movies of the events.
>> I used it to catch hooligans steal lawn ornaments, for example.
> Nice one - I was looking to implement something similar - shame it
> couldn't be hooked up to an 'Aliens' Sentry Machine Gun to 'pop a cap in
> their ass' at the same time!
You mean something like this?
I remember seeing the Linux software for this, but I do not know
what I did with the link...
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