Create/Edit A Video Motion Detection Recording Rule

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A Video Motion Detection recording rule records video when a camera detects motion.

Note: The Wi-Fi Doorbell Camera uses PIR motion detection instead of Video Motion Detection. 

To create a video motion detection recording rule using the website:

  1. Log into the website.
  2. Click Video.
  3. Click Recording Rules.
  4. Click + Add Rule.
  5. Click to select Video Motion Detection (VMD).
  6. Enter a name for the recording rule.
  7. Select which camera records when it detects motion.
  8. Click to select any existing VMD windows using the in these VMD windows dropdown menu (if applicable).

    Note: This option is not available for ’25, ’26, and ’36 series cameras. 

  9. In During this time frame, select the times when the rule can be triggered.
  10. In Minimum delay between camera-triggered clip uploads, select the desired minimum time between when the rule can be triggered.  
  11. If desired, click to select any of the options in the At home settings. The options include:
    • Do not record when the system is Disarmed.
    • Do not record when the system is Armed Stay.
    • Do not record when any of the Geo-Devices are inside Geo-Fence.
  12. In Video Clip Recipients, click + Add Recipient to select who should receive notifications. 
    1. Select any entries in the Address book to be notified, or click + New to add a new Address Book entry.
    2. Click Close.
  13. Verify the recording rule is configured with the desired settings.
  14. Click Save Rule.
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