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Motion detection using OpenCV with Differential Images technique. Source http://www.steinm.com/blog/motion-detection-webcam-python-opencv-differential-images/
import cv2
def diffImg(t0, t1, t2):
d1 = cv2.absdiff(t2, t1)
d2 = cv2.absdiff(t1, t0)
return cv2.bitwise_and(d1, d2)
cam = cv2.VideoCapture(0)
winName = "Movement Indicator"
cv2.namedWindow(winName, cv2.CV_WINDOW_AUTOSIZE)
# Read three images first:
t_minus = cv2.cvtColor(cam.read()[1], cv2.COLOR_RGB2GRAY)
t = cv2.cvtColor(cam.read()[1], cv2.COLOR_RGB2GRAY)
t_plus = cv2.cvtColor(cam.read()[1], cv2.COLOR_RGB2GRAY)
while True:
cv2.imshow( winName, diffImg(t_minus, t, t_plus) )
# Read next image
t_minus = t
t = t_plus
t_plus = cv2.cvtColor(cam.read()[1], cv2.COLOR_RGB2GRAY)
key = cv2.waitKey(10)
if key == 27:
cv2.destroyWindow(winName)
break
print "Goodbye"
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