Thanks @JDRoberts, you always seem to come through with a response worth trying and mostly have it work. I hope you feel better.
Yes, I am using Classic and will try your suggestion. I did the preliminary setup and am not convinced as I have been trying multiple solutions and seem to hit a brick wall with the logic at every attempt.
In your reply…
Have that switch turning off be the trigger for your notification.
I hope I am missing something…
I see how this will cover the five-minute period if she has not come out of the bathroom during the specified time (assume 5 minutes). If she does come out in time, does this automatically reset the virtual switch to ON?
Let’s continue the scenario…
So now that she comes out of bathroom triggers the motion (within the 5 minutes) and goes back to her bed to sleep (a legitimate reason for inactivity). How do I stop from being notified 5 minutes later?
Or let’s say the motion catches her get up (she decides to stretch and not go to the bathroom) and then goes right back to sleep; I will most undoubtedly get notified then.
Maybe I can still use Smartthings (instead of something like Stringify) but my intent was to:
1: conditionally test for inactivity
2: force Arlo (or camera) to record when inactivity is reported (based upon variable)
3: receive alert about inactivity
This would then allow me to manually check the video feed to see if she is indeed in bed (which means everything is ok) and/or if I can’t see her then call out for some help.