I have been trying to figure out ways to better set up my Canary devices, and I have come up with an idea that I think would be hugely helpful.
Under Settings>Modes there are detailed settings for each device that are very handy for personalization of different devices as are needed.
I would like to put forward the idea to add the same settings for each device to be added for “Privacy Mode” and for “Away Mode”
For me, this would be usable in the following ways:
In away mode, I want notifications from only one of my three devices. However, at the moment that cannot be set up within the app, either I receive notifications for all, or for none. Having that additional setting would (in my case) allow the cameras that pick up the most action outside to not notify me, but my interior cameras to notify if there is movement (which would be when it is actionable for me).
In privacy mode, I have a similar request, where I would like one camera to be enabled in privacy mode and not record, but I still would like one or two of the others running - but not notifying.
In all of these modes, it would also be a huge help to have an “On” or “Off” switch for notifications from each device as already exists under the Record Video>“Send Motion Notifications”
Furthermore, when HomeKit integration comes (or use with IFTTT) this would also allow motion to perhaps trigger actions of other items in a smart home (for example: If motion is detected in camera x >> Trigger Hue Lighting to Power on “Red” or something of that nature.
At the moment, all of these settings appear to be in the works or partially complete with the Night and Home Modes, but expanding them to the other modes as well would be very helpful.
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