A motion recognition cabinet controlled using a smart phone. The cabinet comprises a cabinet body, a cabinet door movably provided at a front portion of the cabinet body, a driving device for opening and closing the cabinet door, a central control circuit for controlling the driving device, and a software provided within the smart phone. The central control circuit comprises a communication module for connecting to a wireless network. The software detects a specified action on the smart phone, and sends a command to the central control circuit. The user can use a hand-held smart phone to perform the specified action and control an automatic opening of the cabinet.