Smartthings camera

Just a quick question. Does the smartthings camera motion detect through glass?

I believe it is using passive infrared motion detection which will have problems detecting motion through windows, particularly double and triple pane.

I just didn’t know for sure if it used pixel movement or am actual motion sensor. I was afraid of that.

If you are using a hub you should be able to use an external motion detector to trigger the camera. I’ve done that with a couple of my Arlo cameras to extend the detection range and record motion that normally would be detected by them.

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if you can change the detection area, then its pixel based and works through glass (my dlink cameras do)

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