TV remote IR is causing motion alerts on first generation Pan

Apparently TV remotes “flash” infrared every 2 -3 minutes. The pan camera picks it up and sends motion alerts. I had to move two TV remoter to another room. Anyone else?

Sounds funny, but certainly possible. TV remotes are using IR light, and the cameras will pick up IR light just fine when in night mode.
I am a bit surprised that the remotes light up when not touched. That would make batteries last a shorter time for essentially no useful purpose.


Check out this snip from a video about a phone LIDAR on a Wyze Cams night vision. Same principle, visible in the infrared.

Skip to 3:36 if the time code link doesnt get you there…

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