Possible to start doorbell video recording earlier?

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jmnetatmo
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Re: Possible to start doorbell video recording earlier?

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mla
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Re: Possible to start doorbell video recording earlier?

Post by mla »

Completely agree. I experimented with the detection zones to improve this, but to no avail.
jmnetatmo
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Re: Possible to start doorbell video recording earlier?

Post by jmnetatmo »

My understanding is that the delayed recording is 'working as designed' and it was implemented by Netatmo on purpose for I think privacy reasons (if the doorbell is close to the street or in a city - you don't have it triggering all the time as people walk by or recording them)

It really would be nice though if you could optionally turn this off, so it records whenever there is motion detected - just like their security lights.

This is the main reason why I wouldn't be able to recommend this doorbell to people and I think it is a major flaw. Even if you are in the city - and don't want it recording people passing by - you still miss the beginning of the recording when the person stops at your door because it never has the recording from before it recognizes a person only after it recognized them (which takes 2 secs of being in front of the door bell I believe)

At a minimum, it should start recording whenever there is motion and then discard it if the person doesn't trigger the person detection - but otherwise keep it so that we have a full recording when it does detect a person
netatmo@iae.nl
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Re: Possible to start doorbell video recording earlier?

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+1
Indeed mostly only the back of the postman.
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Re: Possible to start doorbell video recording earlier?

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tylrprtr
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Re: Possible to start doorbell video recording earlier?

Post by tylrprtr »

What I want most is just a rolling feed of the last ~24 hours. Just record everything, give me notifications if there's movement, and let me go back and pull footage.
Kwiecien8
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Re: Possible to start doorbell video recording earlier?

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