Az InfoWorld nemrég leközölt egy cikket a Linux alatt használható digitális megfigyelő / térfigyelő rendszerekről, kiemelve a ZoneMinder ingyenesen elérhető, nyílt forrású kamera monitorozó rendszerét, amely vetekszik az 1 500+ dollár értékű PC-s alkalmazásokkal. A ZoneMinder szolgáltatáslistája:

zm_console zm_control

    * Runs on any Linux distribution!
    * Supports video, USB and network cameras.
    * Support Pan/Tilt/Zoom cameras, extensible to add new control protocols.
    * Built on standard tools, C++, perl and php.
    * Uses high performance MySQL database.
    * High performance independent video capture and analysis daemons allowing high failure redundancy.
    * Multiple Zones (Regions Of Interest) can be defined per camera. Each can have a different sensitivity or be ignored altogether.
    * Large number of configuration options allowing maximum performance on any hardware.
    * User friendly web interface allowing full control of system or cameras as well as live views and event replays.
    * Supports live video in mpeg video, multi-part jpeg and stills formats.
    * Supports event replay in mpeg video, multi-part jpeg, stills formats, along with statistics detail.
    * User defined filters allowing selection of any number of events by combination of characteristics in any order.
    * Event notification by email or SMS including attached still images or video of specific events by filter.
    * Automatic uploading of matching events to external FTP storage for archiving and data security.
    * Includes bi-directional X.10 (home automation protocol) integration allowing X.10 signals to control when video is captured and for motion detection to trigger X.10 devices.
    * Highly partitioned design allow other hardware interfacing protocols to be added easily for support of alarm panels etc.
    * Multiple users and user access levels
    * Multi-language support with many languages already included
    * Full control script support allowing most tasks to be automated or added to other applications.
    * Support external triggering by 3rd party applications or equipment.
    * xHTML mobile/cellular phone access allowing access to common functions.

zm_events zm_frames

Mac alatti térfigyelő rendszerről, itt többet olvashatsz. Ha pedig valakit jobban érdekel a program hivatalos oldala itt található meg.

zm_montage zm_zone