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Extracting all the still images from a movie [closed]

I have a large number of paper sheets to scan. Instead of an autofeed or flatbed scanner, I'd like to use my photo camera. After a while, it occurred to me that instead of making a photo for each ...
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Motion detection software

I have a WMV file that's 5 hours long. It's mostly just a camera focused on the entry door. Is there any software where I can throw this file at it and it would find time segments where there is ...
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How to run webcam software only when I am not home (phone is not on the LAN)?

Currently I've got my user cron starting Motion on a timer when I typically leave for work, and then killing it when I typically get home, so I can watch my cat/burglars/etc: 0 9 * * * killall motion ...
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How to schedule Motion detection

I've just discovered Motion and it works like a charm.. My only problem is that I'd like it to be active only during night-time, but there's no parameter for scheduling.. I think I could write a ...
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Please suggest a spy camera for in-home use [closed]

This is a bit creepy. I have been locking my door because my roommate likes to come in when I am not at home and just look at my stuff. I have started to lock the door, but I think he found a way to ...
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OSX webcam program that takes screenshots when it detects movement

I'm looking for a webcam program for OSX that will detect when the computer is idle for more than a certain amount of time (say, 5 minutes), then turn on the webcam and take an image every time it ...
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Macbook screen switch off when moved

When moving my macbook it sometimes switch off unexpectedly (black screen) and switch on again after several seconds. I remember solving the problem several month ago by changing a internal MacOS X ...
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How to start/stop motion on screen lock/unlock?

I installed motion in Fedora 17, and I want it to start when I lock the screen with control + alt + l, and stop when I unlock it. I found this to run/stop a script on screen lock: ...
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Logitech webcam motion detection, wake on motion possible?

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 ...
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ZoneMinder: improve motion detection?

I started to use ZoneMinder but I'm getting lots of false alarms. False alarm example: because of occasional noise in the image, it triggers alarm although nothing has really changed. Delayed alarm ...
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How to stabilize video with 1 key-frame?

I need remove all motion (no "wanted" motion) in video (timelapse). I prefer Deshaker for VirtualDub (some tests say it is steel best). But I can set it up only for hi-freq (remove fast-motion, keep ...
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Motion - How to create a timelapse of motion detected images only

I'm using motion software on debian and it's creating regular snapshots and updating the timelapse video as it goes along. Is there anyway to just have a timelapse video which contains the images ...