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My Logitech C270 appears to be capable of motion detection, but the only thing the software can do is record when motion is picked up.

If possible I would like my computer in sleep mode to wake up as I sit down at my desk, if the camera detects motion. While I know this is completely unnecessary, you have to admit its a pretty cool little project.

Is this type of thing possible? Running Windows 7

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It's only feasible if the entire motion detection is done in webcam and wake up the host via USB. As such, I believe most consume grade webcam requires the PC to assist in the motion detection, so it won't work if the PC is suspended.

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