Move Action is a free video surveillance tool by means of a webcam that is capable of protecting your computer and your house. It is an open-source application that allows you to detect anomalies by means of the images captured by a webcam.
It's very easy to use and doesn't require real-time video recording. The application checks a sequence of images every certain amount of time and looks for problems.
Actions available in Movie Action
- Block the computer and ask for a password to reactivate.
- Save JPEG images of the possible thieves on your hard drive.
- Play a sound file, as an alarm or warning.
- Launch internal applications, like an email client, by means of which it will inform you by mail, send captures,...
The main obstacle of this application is that it has to be configured manually by means of the configuration files, a somewhat complex task, even though with some computing knowledge you shouldn't have any problems. Move Action is a very useful and efficient application to keep all your computers safe.