Camera Trigger (Motion Detect)

Camera Trigger (Motion Detect)


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Camera Trigger is a simple motion detection application. Device camera shutter (video recording) will be triggered by objects movement on the selected screen area where user can change the area position and size of it.

Android Wear Support.
Start and stop remote trigger session.
View remote camera view.
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NEW (App version 2.4.x and above)
New UI (User Interface) for easy navigation and usage.
Detection status live view on the screen.
Updated Camera Hide Service: Hide camera view while the trigger session is in progress.
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Additional functions includes:
* Video and Photo record modes.
* Time Lapse mode.
* Email notification function.
* Dropbox auto upload function.
* When the motion is detected, the notification email (with preview image) will be automatically sent to the user email.
* Device screen orientation supports: Portrait, Landscape, and Upside Down

Application may be useful for the certain purposes.
1. Self portrait photo taking.
2. Use as self-timer function.
3. Monitoring some place continuously.
4. Creating fun animated photo albums.
5. And etc.

1. Camera Settings:
Video and Photo mode
Auto focus
Output image size
Note: Camera setting would not be applied when Screen Capture option is selected. When continuous detection option is selected, recommend to disable auto focus and select small image size options for fast processing.

2. Photo Source Option:
Camera photo option
Screen Capture option

3. Trigger Timer:
Motion detector trigger timer function is as same as the common camera self-timer.
After delay time finishes, the motion detection will be started. And waiting for the motion movement, and the application would not take any photos until it gets detection.

4. Detection Sensitivity:
User could decide a motion detection sensitivity among the High, Medium, or Low options.
The sensitivity of the detection is varied by surrounding light conditions. So, recommend to test and choose the best option for the given areas. To test, try to change detection area positions and the size of the detector to get the best results.

5. Detection Area Setting:
Detection area position and the its size could be easily changed by the drag and move. The size of the area could be changed when touch and drag the red colored right bottom arrow mark.

6. Start Detection:
Single detection: when this option is selected, the detector will take a single motion movement detection. After detection, it saves photo on the storage and finishes the processing.
Continuous non-stop detection option will be last until user intervene to stop the processing. This option might be the best choice when monitoring some places or objects for the time being.
The motion detected photos are saved on the SD Card. The single detection option\'s photos are saved under the date formated folders bellow the application folder. And the continuously taken photos are saved under the application RECORD folder.

7. Slide Show Player: (Video Player)
Slide show player is included in the application. With player, the continuously taken photos could be played as animated time-lapsed format.
Only the RECORD folders are available for the player.

8. File Explorer

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Recently changed in this version

Camera trigger by sound from android device mic.
Bug fixes.
Convert recorded images to a single video file.
Android Wear support.
Wear help:
My records view update.
More Info:
Camera Hide Service (Lock Screen Hide Option)
To use Lock Screen Hide option, please check and enable "Power button instantly locks" option from android settings security section.

Comments and ratings for Camera Trigger (Motion Detect)
  • (50 stars)

    by Robert Stites on 23/03/2015

    This app is broken.

  • (50 stars)

    by Russell Camp on 08/03/2015

    It wants my Gmail password? There's no reason that should be needed to send me an email.

  • (50 stars)

    by dave hassell on 06/03/2015

    Gal s4 4.4.2

  • (50 stars)

    by James Carter on 04/03/2015

    The "continuous non-stop detection" option is not what it says it's doing. It is actually "continuous nonstop recording" after one motion detection event. I would use the app and give it a really good rating If it would return to a state of detecting motion after it finishes recording a motion detected event. There is just no way to leave it on its own to monitor and record detected events. It

  • (50 stars)

    by Zoltán Erdőkövy on 28/02/2015

    On app start there is an error message: "unknown issue with play services" and it does not take pictures or make video clips on trigger. Rooted xperia z1.

  • (50 stars)

    by Levi Henkle on 20/12/2014

    Works perfect

  • (50 stars)

    by Baloo Challenor on 07/12/2014

    Used to do what I wanted, but since update and going premium motion detection doesn't work and app crashes leaving camera inoperative (requiring reboot).

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