Turn it on, place it still and it will detect and record any motion that occurs on the scene. Works great as a hidden video camera - it will only record video if there is some action. Use it for security reasons, watching a baby, observing your porch. You can also catch your pets on camera or see who is stealing your food from the fridge. When something is detected it alerts you with sound, light, via email, etc. Features: - Already set up. Easy to use with optimal default setting, just open it. - Alerts via email. - Sound, light, vibration alerts. - Saves all detected events. - Detected events can be sent to Dropbox. - Variable sensitivity. - Variable battery consumption. - Sends email alerts if device was moved. *It’s recommended to plug your device into the power source or using low power mode for longer use.