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Motion Detector Camera

Use your phone as a motion-detecting camera.

Motion Detector Camera is a simple utility that does exactly what it sounds like: recording and saving video after detecting motion

Motion Detector Camera

by Heng Jia Liang
Motion Detector Camera
Motion Detector Camera
Motion Detector Camera
$3.99 in the App Store

Motion Detector Camera is a simple utility that does exactly what it sounds like: recording and saving video after detecting motion.

What is it about?

Use your iDevice as a video surveillance tool using Motion Detector Camera. This simple utility does exactly what it sounds like: recording and saving video after detecting motion. You can also tweak some parameters such as motion sensitivity, switching between video or photo mode, dimming the screen while recorder, beeping when motion is detected, and more. You can also opt to receive a notification email when motion is detected.

Motion Detector Camera

For those who...

  • Want to surveillance an area from time to time
  • Would appreciate saving money by not purchasing additional hardware

Not for those who...

  • Require long-term surveillance
  • Need to take their device with them

Why we love it

This simple utility is packed with features that allow you to capture video based on motion detection in the way that suits you best. You can also opt to receive email notifications upon detecting motion. The best part is that you don't need any hardware besides your iDevice!

App Screenshots

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App Details

Last updated
December 21, 2020
Release date
July 11, 2016
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App Store Description

Motion Detector Camera is a camera surveillance app, that uses the built-in camera to detect movements in the surrounding area using an advanced motion detection algorithm. If it detects movement, it can sound beep to notify you.

When the motion detection camera detects changes, it starts recording automatically. It will detect any moving object within camera view. This app enables you to use your iDevice as a remote surveillance camera with motion detection functionality.

- Support both front/back camera.
- Support both portrait/landscape mode.
- Camera pinch to zoom specific area.
- Video/Image size range from 4k[supported device only]/fHD or HD
- Switch between video or photo mode.
- Detect Human, Cat or Dog.
- Option to dime screen while recording.
- Icon indicator while recording/photo capture.
- Option to sound beep when motion detected.
- Option to select difference sound tone for motion detection.
- Surveillance images/videos are saved in the photo library for fast and easy access.
- All images/videos are stored inside camera roll / Motion Detecter album.
- Image capture with date, time, plus object type icon embed.
- Video name with date, time and object type. E.g. 20200815-0530PM-dog.mp4

- Specific object you want to detect, select cat if you need to detect cat only. All other objects will be ignored.
- Use dime screen option for battery saver.
- Tap on the dime screen icon to dime screen. To wake up the screen just tap on the screen again.
- Pinch to zoom to a specific area for monitoring.
- Use small video/image size for smaller storage/energy footprint.
- When in photo capture mode, images are captured for every 3 second interval.
- In video capture mode, video capturing start once object is detected, video capturing stop when object is missing from the camera view.

- Pet Monitor, see what your dog and cat are doing while you are busy.
- Help secure homes and detects someone is in your home when they shouldn't be.
- Anything else you can imagine.

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