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Masking out Motion Regions Part 2

In part 1, we showed how to mask out a motion zone to ignore motion. In this post we are going to show how to create email alerts.

We will be setting up email alerts on my front door. I am interested on getting an email notification whenever someone enters or leaves. This could be me, my wife, the pizza delivery guy, etc.

This is the starting image.
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Here I have opened camera settings and gone to the ‘Motion’ tab. I have also created a new region and placed it over the door.
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I have checked the alert checkbox. Here I am selecting the time range in which I would like this alert to be active.
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Here I am selecting which users I would like to be alerted.
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Lastly, I am selecting if this should be considered a ‘High’ or ‘Low’ alert. Each user can choose in their profile if they would like to notified on ‘Low’ and/or ‘High’ alerts.
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After saving the region and pressing ‘Apply’. The motion zone is highlighted on top of the preview image and the summary is listed.
Screen Shot 2014-09-25 at 10.49.12 AM

Finally, this is an example of the email that is sent to me.
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