Yi Home Camera 3 AI Analytics Tested

By Rob Kilpatrick, Published Sep 10, 2019, 10:41am EDT (Research)

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Cooldown ****** ****** ******

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**** ** *** ******** *** ***** cooldown ******* *** ** ****:

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Simple *****: ****** ****** ********* **

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Comments (3)

Not too shabby for $50!

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so do I get continuous alerts every 3 minutes just because i’m home?

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If you are moving around in front of the camera, yes you would get alerts every 3 minutes. You can change the cooldown to ten minutes to reduce the amount of alerts, turn detection off manually, or set a schedule to turn off detection at times you are home.

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