To activate motion detection:
|1. ||On the Logitech Webcam Software home page, click . The Motion Detection pane is displayed, showing the image currently being received by your webcam.
| · ||When you first begin using your webcam, default settings are assigned that are appropriate in most circumstances, so you don’t have to adjust the controls to be able to use motion detection. |
| · ||If you change any of your settings, the Logitech Webcam Software remembers them. Your updated settings are automatically used the next time you activate motion detection. |
|3. ||Click the Activate button, .
Motion detection is now activated and your webcam is sensing for motion.
| · ||Your webcam can only be used in one place at a time. Once motion detection has been activated, you cannot make video calls, take photos or record video. |
While motion detection is activated:
| · ||An Active label is displayed in the bottom left-hand corner of the Motion Detection pane.
| · ||The Activate button changes color: . |
| · ||The system tray icon shows an aqua highlight: .
| · ||The Motion Sensitivity meter in the Motion Options dialog box shows any motion that is being detected. Motion below the threshold to trigger recording is indicated by a white bar; motion sufficient to trigger recording is indicated by a red bar.
When your webcam detects motion that reaches the selected threshold, recording commences. While recording:
| · ||The label in the bottom left-hand corner of the Motion Detection pane shows Recording.
| · ||A red border is displayed around the video window that is showing the image being recorded. |
| · ||The video window shows a timestamp. |
Recording stops when the motion stops, or when the maximum recording duration that you have specified is reached (see Motion detection options.)
To end motion detection, click . Until you do this, recording of motion takes place even if you close the Motion Detection dialog box or if your computer is locked. Providing your computer remains on with motion detection enabled, motion will trigger recording. When you log back in to your computer, you can view what was recorded.
The video files recorded are saved to your hard disk in .wmv format. Depending on your version of Windows, they are saved in your VideosLWSMotion folder, or your My DocumentsMy VideosLWSMotion folder.
| · ||You can change the folder that videos triggered by motion detection are saved in. See Gallery settings for details.
The video recorded is available to view in the Gallery.See Viewing video captured with motion detection.