[svlug] choosing a linux cam

Tim tim at tetro.net
Wed May 7 14:10:10 PDT 2003


On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 02:21:09PM -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
> I'm looking for a camera for realtime image processing, nothing fancy,
> it will be used to determine when someone is standing in front of it,
> so one of those $50 (or less) jobs should do the trick. What do you
> recommend?  Maybe this kind of software is written already?

Here are a few V4L programs that feature motion detection:

Gspy:
   http://gspy.sourceforge.net/

Improv:
   http://www.ee.uwa.edu.au/~braunl/improv/

Linux Motion Detection:
   http://www.eleceng.adelaide.edu.au/Personal/dbowler/motiondetect.html

Motion:
   http://motion.sourceforge.net/

MVC:
   http://www.turbolinux.com.cn/%7Emerlin/mvc/

ZoneMinder:
   http://www.zoneminder.com/


   - Tim




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