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Motion detection on only part of the view without sacrificing any of the screen

To explain this I am going to use a living room as an example.

 

The way it currently is set:

 

Put the camera in the corner of the room and catch the entire room - Fantastic!

Anyone walks into the view, it records - Fantastic!

 

Now say there is a glass on a table in the middle of the room. 

I can "crop" or "zoom in" on the table and the camera will shoot only that, so if someone touches the glass it records, but it only shows the table.

 

What I want: Show the entire room - BUT - only put the motion detection on the table, so the entire room is in the camera view but the recording only happens if someone is in the table view. This way I can see where the person went, who the person was, etc instead of potentially just the hand grabbing the glass.

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Hi @graycat

 

With an Arlo Smart Plan, you will have the availability to add activity zones. You would need to create them for each individual camera as needed. I have added a link below on how to create these zones.

 

How do I set up the Arlo Smart cloud activity zones?