CamStream is a collection of tools for webcams and other video-devices, enhancing your Linux system with multimedia video.
GrabMV's basic purpose is to acquire mpeg2 streams from Sony's line of microMV digital camcorders. It currently instructs the camera to play, download the video and then stops when the user requests to.
Gspy retrieves images from a video4linux device and processes these into a daily mpeg movie on the disk drive.
GTK+ UVC Viewer
This project aims at providing a simple GTK interface for capturing and viewing video from devices supported by the linux UVC driver, although it should also work with any v4l2 compatible device.
libdv is a software decoder for DV format video, as defined by the IEC 61834 and SMPTE 314M standards.
With motion you can use a video4linux device as a motion detector. It will make snapshots if motion is detected. Read more
QMotion provides motion detection using opencv and QT.
SDLcam is a simple Video4Linux program, that was designed to view video streams coming from a Philips USB Webcam.
vgasnap allows Webcams based on the stv680 chip (sold under different names, mainly as Aiptek Pencam) to be viewed on the console.
vgrabbj grabs a frame from the videodevice and writes it as a jpg to stdout/file which makes it ideal for webcam.
VideoDog was a kind of video /bin/cat, to grab a single frame of a video4linux device or set some pictures default.
Now it evolved into a complete image capture/processing environment, with a simple and clean API, and using almost no external libs. It works with linux's v4l subsystem, has a lot of algorithms for image processing and storage, including motion detection, alpha blending logos, image formats, edge detection, and so on. Also, it includes examples on how to deal with jpeglib, gtk, SDL and XLib, regarding image capture and processing.
WWWcam is for grabbing, archiving, and Web publishing pictures from a video-device-based Webcam.
ZoneMinder is a set of applications which are intended to provide a complete solution allowing you to capture, analyse, record and monitor any cameras you have attached to a Linux based machine. It is designed to run on kernels which support the Video For Linux (V4L) interface and has been tested with cameras attached to BTTV cards and also USB CPIA cameras. Read more