[lug] poor man's surveillance using Linux and cheapo consumer grade cams?

Ed Moxley ed at moxleynet.com
Tue Jul 7 23:27:31 MDT 2009

siegfried wrote:
> How effective is linux for dealing with web cams?
> Where can I find some software to display multiple consumer grade web cams
> on a web page without polling?
I've had good luck with ZoneMinder http://www.zoneminder.com but I'm 
using IP cameras rather than USB.  I've also used ZoneMinder with 
multiple capture cards with decent results.  The software has a 
"montage" feature to show multiple cameras on the same page.

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