The motion software has a huge number of configuration possibilities, most of which you can leave as default – and all of which are well documented in the motion’s sample config file and documentation.
It even has the possibility of running more than one webcam, each detecting motion on different threads.
You don't need two separate TV cards for two cameras!
Pico2000 - 4 port card, one chip bt878, around 2 fps when using all channels Bt878_4chip_8inputs -4 chips bt878, 8 inputs, around 5 fps when using 2 inputs per chip bt878 8 chip 8 input - This card is supplied with D-sub to 8 BNC connector and uses the bt878 chip for each input allowing full frame rates and quality. Geovision GV250 bt878a single chip 4 inputs - This capture Card is supplied with 4 video inputs but with NO audio channel Most other BTTV (bt878, bt848) cards, see /usr/src/linux/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/CARDLIST on your system for a list of some of them.
wireless webcam with Firefox Motion detection and capture is a little more complex as it requires you to configure several pieces of software to run together.
A widely used motion detection software Motion cannot directly use the stream from the Compact Wireless-G Internet Video Camera (or mjpeg) Ffserver, is part of the ffmpeg sweat, and is a streaming server for both audio and video files.
However using the above configuration, it will stay in the foreground making debugging rather easier.
Later when you have everything working you can change the “No Daemon” setting in the file /etc/2) Since this command doesn’t return, you will have to use another bash command shell window and stream it into the streaming server.
Note that most USB cameras that can use Video4Linux/V4L2, and so can be used by Zone Minder.
Some have older chipsets and can be hard to find new.
It can stream both live video as well as video from a file, likewise it can but a time delay on a live video stream.