[mythtv] security camera??

Matt Zimmerman mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Wed, 4 Dec 2002 16:30:02 -0500


On Wed, Dec 04, 2002 at 04:25:39PM -0500, Brian Wente wrote:

> Sorry, if this has been covered, but there isn't a feature to search.
> 
> If I get two video cards or a usb web camera, it would be cool to pull up a
> nanny cam using PIP.
> 
> I found this...
> 
> Motion is a software motion detector. It grabs images from video4linux
> devices and/or from webcams.
> 
> http://motion.technolust.cx/

Assuming you're not using the same v4l device to record things in mythtv,
wouldn't it be better to use this software along with mythtv, rather than
trying to add its functionality to mythtv?  It would just need to raise and
focus a window when it detected motion.

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 - mdz