Difference between revisions of "Motion"

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<table width="100%"> <tr><td bgcolor="#FFCFCF">This page was written by Pluto and imported with their permission when LinuxMCE branched off in February, 2007.  In general any information should apply to LinuxMCE.  However, this page should be edited to reflect changes to LinuxMCE and remove old references to Pluto.</td></tr> </table>==Introduction==
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==Introduction==
 
Motion is an open source surveillance camera recording software.  Its homepage is found at [[http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/WebHome here]] and is very well written and documented.  Its main feature is that it detects motion (hence the name!) and can start recording based on motion criteria.
 
Motion is an open source surveillance camera recording software.  Its homepage is found at [[http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/WebHome here]] and is very well written and documented.  Its main feature is that it detects motion (hence the name!) and can start recording based on motion criteria.
  
==Motion in Pluto==
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==Motion in LinuxMCE==
Pluto has a wrapper that connects to Motion.  You add this wrapper as an "Interface" on the Interface page.  It is called, "Motion Wrapper".  You must have this interface prior to setting up your cameras.
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LinuxMCE has a wrapper that connects to Motion.  You add this wrapper as an "Interface" on the Interface page.  It is called, "Motion Wrapper".  You must have this interface prior to setting up your cameras.
  
  
==Compiling (contributing) to Motion Wrapper in Pluto==
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==Compiling (contributing) to Motion Wrapper in LinuxMCE==
 
On 0.41 version of Pluto I wanted to incorporate few changes into Motion wrapper. I decided to compile it and described procedure [[How_to_compile_Motion_Wrapper|here]].
 
On 0.41 version of Pluto I wanted to incorporate few changes into Motion wrapper. I decided to compile it and described procedure [[How_to_compile_Motion_Wrapper|here]].

Revision as of 14:21, 16 March 2007

Introduction

Motion is an open source surveillance camera recording software. Its homepage is found at [here] and is very well written and documented. Its main feature is that it detects motion (hence the name!) and can start recording based on motion criteria.

Motion in LinuxMCE

LinuxMCE has a wrapper that connects to Motion. You add this wrapper as an "Interface" on the Interface page. It is called, "Motion Wrapper". You must have this interface prior to setting up your cameras.


Compiling (contributing) to Motion Wrapper in LinuxMCE

On 0.41 version of Pluto I wanted to incorporate few changes into Motion wrapper. I decided to compile it and described procedure here.