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I was just getting ready to add a similar post. I have a Ring doorbell and I thought I was getting something similar when I set up a Reolink system around the house. The video quality is great and the mobile app brings up live video within seconds, however, I can't use this as a security system because of false alarms. With 7 cameras I get 50 or more "false" motion events every day including each IR/color transition (that is about 14 each day) plus airplane shadows crossing the ground, leaves blowing, insects, spider webs moving, lights turning on or off, tree shadows etc. Of course, then there is rain at night which sets off all the cameras constantly as the IR light is reflected off the raindrops - hundreds of motion events - my Gmail account was temporarily shut down as it tripped some threshold for the number of emails.So I too have had to reduce motion sensitivity - Last week a deer crossed in front of 3 different cameras casually eating my plants, none of them detected the event as motion. The only way I know it happened is a notification from the Ring Doorbell. I think the first priority is someway to snooze motion notifications for a period of time (like when it is raining). But if the motion detection algorithm can't be improved (for example, no security threat moves as fast as an airplane shadow!) then I don't think these cameras can be advertised as useful for security purposes.
Thanks Bob - while you are at it, a global switch for Audio Warnings would be nice too for the same reason. I had to individually turn off 6 Audio Warning settings this morning during a hard rain.Kirk
Hum - I guess I was wrong - I do not see a way to turn off email notifications for all devices - I seem to only be able to do this one at time. I am using the iphone app and the windows based client. Does anyone know how to do this?
I have 6 cameras and am pleased with the video quality and how things are working. One problem though is rain at night. All 6 cameras detect motion continually from IR reflections off the raindrops even on the lowest sensitivity settings (= hundreds of notifications and a locked gmail account). I did find the "push" toggle in the phone app, so I could use that to stop notifications, however, it would be even more helpful if could "snooze" of temporarily diable motion detections for a period of time (Ring Doorbell allows you to do this). Would a global notification toggle with snooze be possible?
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