Plume Motion

  • Plume Motion uses Plume SuperPods and the WiFi connected devices in your home to detect motion. It is a smart motion detection system that also informs you when family members or guests arrive or leave. Plume Motion Features Live View - Take a look inside your network to see where the motion is ...

  • If you do not see the option to enable Plume Motion, you may not have pods that support this feature. A SuperPod with the correct firmware must be acting as the Gateway pod.  Plume Motion is supported on SuperPod only networks, running firmware version 2.6.0 or higher.  Firmware is updated autom...

  • iOS From the home screen, tap on the Plume Motion icon. Slide the Motion detection toggle to the right.  It can take up to two minutes for the system to be enabled. It may take up to two minutes before the system can start detecting motion.                                                       ...

  • The Plume App allows you to group your devices into rooms to improve motion detection accuracy. For example, if your living room has a smart TV, smart speaker, and voice assistant, you motion detection on any of these devices can be localized to your living room! To set up rooms, make sure your P...

  • Plume Motion uses the WiFi connections between SuperPods and your WiFi devices to detect motion in your home. Up to 3 devices per SuperPod are used to detect motion.    Which WiFi connections are used to detect motion? SuperPod to SuperPod WiFi connections   SuperPod to PowerPod  SuperPod to Dev...

  • To enable People Notifications: Open your Plume Menu Navigate to the "More" tab Make sure People Notifications are turned on and select the profiles for which you would like receive alerts To view your People at Home History Open the People Profiles view of the Plume App If you have set up Peo...

  • What is kind of motion history is displayed? There are two available historical views: Motion Today - Each column represents an hour. Also displays People at Home events.  Motion Last 7 Days - Each segment represents 1 hour.    iOS Tap on the Plume Motion icon on the home screen.  Scroll down...

  • Motion sensitivity may need to be adjusted for the following reasons:  Improve motion detection sensitivity, particularly if you have only a few SuperPods and /or WiFi-connected devices There are obstructions that are making it difficult for your SuperPods and devices to detect motion in some ar...

  • When enabled, Plume Motion will send push notifications to your device whenever there is a motion alert. You can enable these notifications to sent at all times or only when nobody is at home. You need to assign a Primary device to everyone to ensure Plume motion can properly determine if everyon...

  • Live View allows you to see both the location and intensity of the detected motion in real-time. In the the Live View display, the overall intensity and duration of the motion is represented by the background wave. The devices detecting the motion are displayed to provide an approximate location...

  • Plume Motion uses a behind-the-scenes algorithm to pick the devices that are best suited for motion detection. While each SuperPod will only use up to 3 devices to detect motion, we recommend leaving all devices selected in your WiFi Motion Devices list to allow the algorithm to pick the devices ...

  • Plume Motion is currently only supported on SuperPods, so if the room only has PowerPods, you will not necessarily get Motion coverage in there.  Since each SuperPod will only use 3 WiFi devices at a time, it is also possible that there are no devices near or in that room being used to detect mot...

  • If you are in away mode and not receiving an alert when motion is detected, this is due to there not being enough motion to trigger an alert. You can try adjusting your Motion sensitivity settings to High to receive alerts when lower thresholds of motion are detected.           

  • If motion is being detected when is no one is home, Motion Sensitivity may be set too high. If you have sensitivity set to High and have pets, enable Pet mode. If you already have pet mode enabled, turn the sensitivity down to medium. Continue adjusting and testing the sensitivity, using Live Vi...

  • These are the most common reasons a particular device is not currently appearing the WiFi Motion Devices list: The device was not connected to a SuperPod over WiFi when Plume Motion detection was turned on.  Devices connected to a PowerPod cannot be used for motion detection.  The device was of...

  • Live View, Motion Today or Motion Last 7 Days are not displaying accurate information.  There is a minor delay from when motion starts and it starts being graphed in the Live View.   This delay is normal and is to avoid reporting false motion data.  Excessive motion is being detected by the n...

  • Why is motion not being detected in the Live View? Motion detection was just turned on. It can take 2-5 minutes from when Motion Detection is turned on before motion starts being detected.     Your mobile may have lost its data connection. The graph may stop being drawn if the connection dro...

  • There is motion in my home, why am I not receiving notifications? These are the most common reasons for not receiving motion alerts:  Push notifications may have been disabled on your device.  iOS - Enable push notifications Android - Enable Push notifications The motion being detected is not...