Questions tagged [motion]

A free open source software motion detector for CCTV software applications developed for Linux.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
1 answer
17 views

Using a Arducam 64 MP in Motion

I'm having trouble using an Arducam 64MP. I've gotten libcamera-* commands to work, but when I start Motion, I two errors: Seems like the default palette doesn't work [1:ml1] [NTC] [VID] [Sep 20 21:...
  • 101
0 votes
0 answers
28 views

Is it possible to only detect motion on only specific regions (motion)?

I have a rudimentary motion detector but trees waving in the wind (and especially their shadows on the roof) are causing more false positives than I'm willing to accept. I would like the motion ...
0 votes
0 answers
15 views

I have hosted motion on a rasberry pi how to I send the feed to another public webserver

I have hosted motion on a local network raspberry pi how to I send the feed to another public webserver as I do not want to get users accessing my network for safety reasons. any suggestions are ...
0 votes
0 answers
34 views

I want the url of Motion WebCam Streaming Server to be changed

I'm streaming video with Raspberry Pi, webcam and Motion One thing I want to do is change the format of the url where the streaming plays It was originally 192.168.0.1:8081 I want to change it to 192....
0 votes
0 answers
18 views

Bad config file for motion, starting as a service, poweroff my raspberry at each boot

I try to use Motion on a Raspberry pi zero. worked fine, but using webcontrol I wanted to stop the raspberry when I motion was ended. I added this line to my motion.conf : on_event_end /usr/sbin/...
0 votes
0 answers
253 views

Motion terminating immediately

I have set up my Raspberry Pi 3 model B v2 and the Raspberry Pi camera module 2.1. The camera works, I can take pictures with raspistill and access them via SSH. Querying the camera properties with ...
0 votes
1 answer
371 views

Motion does not have write access permission to target directory

Up until May 2021, motion was working successfully on my Raspberry Pi 4. After May 2021, when motion is running and my web camera is enabled, as soon as it detects any motion, the camera disables ...
  • 63
1 vote
0 answers
428 views

Motion exiting without any error (USB web camera)

I am trying to use Raspberry pi as a web camera streaming server. I am following this tutorial which uses Motion tool. When I start the motion service, it exists without giving me an error and when I ...
  • 113
0 votes
0 answers
725 views

Motion not working with Pi Camera on Bullseye

motion as motion tracking software worked nice on buster but I have difficulties on bullseye. First it did not create motion.log and motion.pid files than it does not work with a raspi camera. ...
1 vote
3 answers
1k views

Motion doesn't start as a service

I have some problems with starting Motion software with my Raspberry Pi4 Model B 4 RAM. I have installed motion with comand line : sudo apt-get install motion The motion version is 4.1.1 After I have ...
0 votes
1 answer
92 views

Broken Image icon instead video on raspberry pi motion [closed]

I fresh installed Rasbian and Motion on my Raspberry and can see the Motion HTML interface in the browser via http.
 But instead of the video there is a broken image icon. Update: I try the command ...
  • 101
0 votes
0 answers
120 views

PIR Sensor Counter

Hey guys I'm trying to create a simple script that essentially counts the amount of people that reside within a room, by having an entry sensor and exit sensor and tells you how many are within the ...
0 votes
1 answer
40 views

Raspberry Pi camera - multi tasking possible?

I have set up 2 individual tasks using the NOIR Pi camera and a motion sensor which work successfully in their own right. Using motion to stream a live video to an external ip address a python ...
0 votes
1 answer
646 views

PIR motion sensor HW-416-B does not behave properly. No motion but input is triggered regardless

So, this motion sensor works when it is taped to my desktop computer...but when I move it to the wall, specifically a higher spot on the wall, it just keeps giving back an input signal. So here is a ...
2 votes
1 answer
1k views

How to improve "motion" framerate, or feed "raspivid" h264 stream into "motion"?

I'm running Pi 4 with a 5 megapixel OV5647 camera attached to its camera port. I'm using motion to run motion detection, with the goal of running low-res stream at 2 frames per second for detection ...
0 votes
1 answer
207 views

MotionEye on Pi Zero Not Identifying Additional Storage Space After Image Flash to Larger SD Card

Been setting up a Pi Zero with the latest Raspbian and Motioneye 4.2.2. After setting things up, I needed extra space to store videos. Got a new larger SD card and flashed the existing image (with ...
0 votes
2 answers
126 views

Can you access motionEyeOS via simcard?

So I want to set up a security camera remotely and I was wondering if you could connect motionEyeOS via sim instead of wifi and use it the same.
0 votes
0 answers
80 views

raspberry pi zero w disconnect camera running motioneyeos

pi zero w running motioneyeos with Noir camera will run for several hours on the motioneye os be fore disconnecting , there are two other raspberry pi zero w and one raspberry pi 3b plus working as ...
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
75 views

Start Motion with -m command line option

I am using Motion as a basic IP camera so to lighten the load I would like to start the service with motion detection paused. From the documentation in need to add -m to the parameters when running ...
0 votes
0 answers
18 views

Problem connecting pi from external network

so I'm setting up a motion server(to get a live feed of my house over the internet) and everything works fine as long as I connect to the video feed from another machine while on the same network. My ...
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
4k views

How to see motioneye's recorded movies in a browser?

I am using motionEye version 0.42.1 (motion Version 4.2.2) over the web interface. When I log in I can see the configured file storage path which is set to /var/lib/motioneye/Camera1 on my device. I ...
  • 103
1 vote
1 answer
4k views

Can motion and or motioneye be configured to record audio with video files?

I have motioneye running in a docker container on raspberry pi OS on a raspberry pi 4. I have a USB microphone attached, I want to record audio with the video files, in the same file if this is ...
0 votes
1 answer
4k views

How do I manually start/stop the motion service from a program?

I have successfully set up motion to run at boot up on a Raspberry Pi running buster Debian Linux. Now I want to start and stop the service from within my Python program. I started by changing the /...
0 votes
0 answers
153 views

Motion terminates after about 1 minute

Running Motion 4.2.2 on a Pi 3 B+. Everything seems to work. I have the video stream in the browser on :8080. It detect motions, records and store an avi file in /home/pi/logs/motion/. After aboute 1 ...
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
465 views

is it possible to just stream and stop video recording in motion

My SD card is having limited size and I just want to stream a video so that I can use it as webcam. I successfully did that but problem is it is slow because it keeps saving files as well as does ...
  • 132
0 votes
0 answers
54 views

day / night motion alarm

I am going camping in a few months and I want to build a motion sensor alarm for my tent entrance for while I am asleep. Chances are nothing will set off the alarm, but if a bear or coyote comes ...
0 votes
0 answers
189 views

Motion error: Sometimes Permission denied

I have motion installed and it works correct most of the time. But sometimes it gives me this errors: [1:ml1] [NTC] [EVT] [May 03 09:48:24] event_new_video Source FPS 2 [1:ml1] [NTC] [ALL] [May 03 09:...
0 votes
0 answers
416 views

Raspberry Pi Zero W Semi Freeze

I want to use motion (https://motion-project.github.io) to stream video on a remote location with internet connection using the raspi-cam V2 on a raspberry pi zero w. Besides stream, the idea is also ...
1 vote
2 answers
170 views

Raspbian motion error

i'm trying to configure motion in raspbian. All works good but i have some problems with on_movie_end, this is the command: on_movie_end /home/pi/motion/drop/dropupl.sh this is a script that upload ...
  • 11
1 vote
1 answer
197 views

Taking pictures while streaming with motion

my Raspi uses the original raspicam and motion to stream security footage to my nas. This works great so far. I now want to additionally take a picture every 1 hour and save it somewhere. Obviously I ...
  • 143
0 votes
0 answers
139 views

Setting up MotionEyeOS (Based on Raspbian) wpa_supplicant is connecting me to the internet, but I can't use the local IP to get to the login screen

So my Zero W is accepting the wpa_supplicant, and connecting to the internet, and is visible on the routers connected devices page with the same IP. However, when using a different device (like Fing ...
0 votes
1 answer
1k views

Raspbian Motion start and stop

The start of application Motion (use by camera to detect a detection); i use this command: sudo motion How can i stop motion please? Thank you .
  • 1
2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Motion Port Forwarding for access over the internet

I'm a bit new to the raspberry pi. Currently, I have a raspberry pi cam using motion to stream live video to a local HTTP address. It can only be accessed locally in my home network. I read some ...
  • 51
1 vote
1 answer
1k views

Motioneye on Raspbian - Run a Command python script failing

So on my Raspberry Pi with Motioneye (not OS) installed and I'm trying to get the Pushover Notification to work. The problem is on Raspbian I'm not sure where to put the python script. I've put it in /...
0 votes
0 answers
34 views

Need help with motion package

I tried MJPEG and this is the output I'm getting on all three cameras with highest stream quality, max frame rate, and frame width x height = 1280 x 720. Camera 1, 2 and 3 show the below kind of ...
2 votes
0 answers
159 views

Using Motion to Post Photos Captured to API

I am attempting to build a program that will automatically post the photos taken by motion from my usb webcam to a rest API, and have ran into some problems. My livestream works correctly, and it ...
1 vote
1 answer
89 views

How to remove choppiness from streaming?

I tried GStreamer but it was not getting installed as its dependency repo link which we place in source.list was outdated. I tried mjpg-stream but it kept saying that I don't have a camera connected ...
  • 205
1 vote
0 answers
132 views

USB cameras with Nanopi M4 using motion package

Sorry this is a question related to Nanopi M4 but I couldn't find anything pertaining to exactly that I am using 3 low light HD USB cameras (details on the link below) for my application. https://...
0 votes
1 answer
1k views

Motion security

I installed motion by apt and run as the default configuration. I open http://raspberrypi:8080 and I can see the camera's output. I will use it over the internet and I'm worried about the security of ...
1 vote
0 answers
174 views

motion 4.1.1 - snapshot

I use motion 4.1.1 for my camera. The motion detection works fine and every hour I take a snapshot with following command through the webif. curl http://localhost:8080/0/action/snapshot Is it ...
2 votes
1 answer
635 views

motion not encrypted even with https

Edit : I found a workaround, please see the Edit at the end. I have a raspberry PI 3 running Raspbian Buster. I'm trying to set up motion 4.2.2 with 2 cameras to make a little surveillance system, ...
0 votes
1 answer
81 views

Does HC-SR501 detect motion of objects (non-living things)

I've 20 years of programming experience but not hardware involved and planning to start with raspberry pi just for fun. Willing to do some testings with motion sensors and stepper motors. I've ...
  • 103
0 votes
0 answers
127 views

Pi 4 video recording/encoding/writing super laggy after few seconds?

I've got the 4GB ver of the Pi 4. Trying to using it with Motion-Project and a NoIR Camera Module V2. Problem is the moment recording starts, it's fine for about 1-3 seconds, then becomes super laggy. ...
  • 109
0 votes
0 answers
80 views

How to get stream to function?

I recently started a project to make a 24/7 stream on my ras pi. I hooked up the camera module v2 any the system detects it. I updated and upgraded then installed motion. I ran sudo modprobe bcm2835-...
  • 1
2 votes
1 answer
2k views

Very slow with motion server - Raspberry Pi B

Yesterday i configured "motion" on my old Raspberry Pi 1 B version with Raspberry camera module. It work all but i have a problem: when i connected at my raspberry with his ip adress, i see the ...
  • 153
1 vote
0 answers
655 views

Keep losing connection while streaming video from Raspberry Pi Zero W camera using Motion or Picamera Python

I have set up my new Raspberry Pi Zero WH with the new Raspbian Buster (recommmended software), avaiable on raspberrypi.org. I have tried the following to real-time stream video over WiFi using SSH ...
  • 107
1 vote
2 answers
397 views

RPI official cam results in 256x192 resolution only

I use motion to get data from my official rpi camera. This camera allows to use more than 256x192 px resoultion. Problem: Only 256x192 resolution seems possible, even if 1024 resolution is ...
1 vote
1 answer
216 views

Need troubleshoot fix my Raspberri Pi camera

So my MotionEye setup works fine, but after like 24 hours everyday, when I go connect the IP address it won't connect for some reason... And I can see that the Raspberry Pi3 and the Camera is working, ...
0 votes
0 answers
46 views

More efficient web video stream on Rasberry Pi

I am a surfer/kitesurfer and i live in the UAE. I'm trying to build a basic weather station that can provide wind and webcam details for a spot that is in a remote location. I am using a pi4 1GB and i ...
0 votes
0 answers
47 views

DO3THINK USB camera install into raspberrypi

Actually, I am using USB2.0 DO3THINK camera for personal purposes. I want to connect this camera to my raspberry pi. I research it but couldn't find any proper link for install this camera. The os ...
  • 1