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Exploring the Limitations of Motion Detection and the Evolution of Smart Motion Detection Technology


How SMD Smart Motion Detection works

Motion detection stands out as a crucial feature in security cameras, offering the convenience of triggering alerts or notifications on our mobile devices. Additionally, it allows cameras to selectively record, efficiently managing storage space on MicroSD cards or NVR hard drives. Despite its advantages, motion detection grapples with a significant drawback: the occurrence of false motion alerts.

Several factors contribute to security cameras generating false motion alerts. Changes in lighting conditions, the presence of insects, animals, swaying leaves, rain, or even objects moving in the wind can trigger these alerts. The inherent limitation lies in the technology's reliance on recognizing pixel changes in images without the ability to distinguish between different objects and movements.

While cameras equipped with motion detection offer adjustments for sensitivity and threshold settings to mitigate false alerts, the need for a more advanced solution becomes evident in today's security landscape. Random notifications triggered by insects or curious raccoons hardly rank as top security concerns for most individuals.

Introducing SMD+ (Smart Motion Detection Plus) - A Revolutionary Solution

SMD+ addresses these challenges by incorporating deep learning algorithms and artificial intelligence. This technology excels in recognizing movement specifically from humans and vehicles, filtering out other types of motion with an impressive detection accuracy of 98%. The false detection rates are minimal, with small animals (e.g., dogs, cats) having a less than 2% false detection rate, and larger animals (e.g., deer, horse, cattle) at less than 10%. The maximum detection distance for humans is 20ft, and for vehicles, it extends to 30ft.

The Evolution: SMD 3.0 and SMD 4.0

The innovation doesn't stop there. SMD 3.0 takes a giant leap forward with an enhanced detection accuracy of 99%. The false detection rates for small animals and larger animals are further reduced, providing an even more reliable solution. Notably, the maximum detection distance increases to an impressive 40ft for humans and 60ft for vehicles, doubling the capabilities of SMD+.

SMD 4.0 refines the technology by addressing false detections from animals more comprehensively. The false detection rates for small and large animals are lowered to below 0.5% and 2%, respectively, ensuring unparalleled accuracy.

Comparing the SMD Technologies

Smart Motion Detection Plus (SMD+) emerges as a groundbreaking technology utilizing AI to precisely recognize human and vehicle movement while significantly reducing false alerts. Its successors, SMD 3.0 and SMD 4.0, elevate the capabilities further by enhancing detection accuracy and minimizing false alarms. This technological evolution marks a pivotal moment in the realm of motion detection, establishing SMD as an indispensable asset in the field of security.

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