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

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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 ...
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Pi3 Interface to IR Sensor stays High

I am new to RPi and trying to trigger a camera with a motion detector. The motion detector reads High (1) all the time, so pictures are taken continuously. I had the IR detector working with an LED ...
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HC-SR505 Mini Infrared PIR Motion Sensor

I have a raspberry pi zero and a HC-SR505 (not 501, which apparently is what I should have bought). I'm a programmer, with only a little electronics from long ago, but some people suggest the it will ...
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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://...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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Pi freezes when running a script

I'm trying to set up a trap camera using a brand new Pi Zero W with Raspbian Buster but it freezes when I run the python scirpt. originally the code was a bit complicated with multithreading, email ...
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Bottleneck of motioneyeOS

I am using the motioneyeOS with two ELP webcams connected. When using those, I can only use one camera on a full resolution, while I need to use the second one with only 320x240. Otherwise one, or ...
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MotionEye OS: How to run additional services?

is it possible to run additional services with MotionEye OS ? Trying to make a baby monitor with sound monitoring and triggering, OPenVPN, DDNS server, Blynk server, DHT22 sensor,... I already done it ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero hardware based video encoding

I'm trying to build a dashcam with a Raspberry Pi Zero with an official Raspberry Pi Camera (version 2) in an official Raspberry Pi Zero case mounted with a old GPS device cradle. I installed motion ...
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RaspiCam on RPi 1 B+ doesn't show images

I'm trying to get a livestream with the official raspicam (with IR; revision 1.3) working, which is attached on my Raspberry Pi 1 Model B+. The problem is, that I get an gray screen when I'm ...
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Is there any way to stream video remotely and display locally simultaneously, and lessen the lag/choppiness?

I am trying to make a infrared headset that can display my usb camera on a local monitor and stream the feed to a hyperlink simultaneously. I want to be able to use my mobile hot spot on my phone so I ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera Motion Detection

I have started out my simple security camera project. I am able to take a picture and email that picture to my gmail (Can't get this to do it automatically at the moment). I asked a question before ...
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Motion ffmpeg_open: url_fopen - error opening file (check access rights to target directory)

I am trying to record my motion videos inside the directory /media/pi/camera. This directory has the following permissions: drwxrwxr-x 2 motion motion 4096 Aug 9 20:04 camera I set the same ...
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'Motion' port not responding - “This site can't be reached”

I've set up my Pi as a web server and I am using RaspCTL as the dynamic DNS. I can access my site via [mysite].raspctl.com from my home network and from an external network. Great! I'm also trying ...
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How would I measure performance of Motion vs raspivid?

I'm new-ish to programing, and a total n00b to RPIs. I have a RPI 3, with the raspicam V2, and I'm trying to figure out which app draws less resources, between Motion ( http://www.lavrsen.dk/foswiki/...
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How to rotate motion's output

I've made a pan/tilt device with a raspberry pi 3 and I'm looking for a way to flip the stream when the camera tilts past 90 degrees. I'm using mjpg-streamer with motion, but wondering if streaming ...
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How to reduce motion video file size and how to auto-delete old files

What do I change in motion.conf to reduce saved video size besides changing size of the video? I'm currently getting about 1.2MB per minute (with emulatemotion on) of film. Using msmpeg as encoder, ...
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raspicam and uv4l-server as netcam on Motion

Setup: Raspberry Pi 2 B Raspberry Pi Camera Board - PiNoir uv4l-server and uv4l with uv4l_raspicam driver @ 640x480 px Motion by lavrsen.dk I am doing live streaming with uv4l-server at http://...
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Trouble with motion on_event_start parameter

I am trying to set up a Raspberry Pi model B+ with PiCamera to be a security camera. Wifi connects to my home network, motion is installed, detecting motion and saving pictures, and I am able to send ...
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Access motion server from the internet

I encountred an issue with motion server for raspberry pi. I use the PiCam with motion-mmal special build by dozencrows. I can access to my nginx server from internet for my rails app on the RPI. But ...
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Authenticate Motion video stream via Apache web server on my PI

At the moment I'm running two PIs with the popular software Motion, delivering webcam content to the internet. I'm port mapping the two external ports to the internal ports on my router, to give ...
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Motion works on one PI, but not on another

I'm trying to migrate Motion from one PI (IP51) to another (IP61) and I'm running into problems getting all the functions working. I'm testing if Motion is working by seeing if I can access the ...
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how can I export 'Motion - Conversion Specifiers' to use it in a python program? Raspberry Pi

I'm using motion in a Raspberry Pi and need export the coordinates of the center of the moving object (the %K and %L) because I want to use it in a python program. But I can't even make the ...
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Motion can't find wireless camera

I'm using motion on the raspberry pi and setting it up for the first time. It can't find my Foscam wireless camera, and it persists in trying to open /dev/video0 even though I have that video device ...
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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 ...
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I have a Raspberry pi 3b with a camera and I installed motion

So my Problem is that motion saves the recordings, but I don´t want that anyhing is saved. Can I disable it? Or what happens when the storage is full, what will happen then?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 /...
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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 ...
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Motion Activated Spotlight?

So I've successfully made a Motion Activated CAMERA that I've installed in my garage for various irrelevant reasons. The thing sends me an email when it detects motion, and sends me recordings of said ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Problem when running the motion package

Hello i have installed motion and have been trying to run it with sudo motion -n but it doesn't run properly. when running it shows this: pi@raspberrypi:~$ sudo motion -n [31807112:motion] [NTC] [...
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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:...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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-...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Unrecognized URL with motion

Trying to install motion for a sricam SP017 (720p) on a raspbian pi. I did an apt-get install motion. motion -h gives motion Version 3.2.12+git20140228, Copyright 2000-2005 Jeroen Vreeken/Folkert van ...
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RPI 8MP CAMERA BOARD RASPBERRY PI CAMERA BOARD V2

I setup my raspberry Pi with a RPI 8MP CAMERA BOARD RASPBERRY PI CAMERA BOARD V2. I'm using MotionEyesOs and Synology Surveillance Station. I don't understand the camera, unless I'm wrong should ...
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Execute Python-Script on MotionEyeOS

I've recently created a Card with MotionEyeOS for the Raspberry Pi. I've tested motioneyeos already on DietPi and the normal Raspbian, but it didnt worked with the original Raspberry Pi-Camera. In a ...