USB video devices supported / Video surveillance?

Nikolas Britton nikolas.britton at
Fri Aug 19 00:18:51 GMT 2005

Hello all...

I was just recruited by a friend to help build an Internet based video
surveillance system, I recommend FreeBSD to him for the project. I
checked the 5.4 hardware notes but didn't see anything about USB video
capture devices, I only see the PCI based bktr devices... So are they

It would also be very helpful if you could point me in the right
direction for software, how-to's, etc. for doing this project. I think
one of the major stumbling blocks will be setting the system to
trigger via a motion sensor.


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