Amazon announced one new Home Security camera: Cloud cam indoor security camera :
Amazon announced two brand new gadgets called ‘cloud cam’ and ‘key’ . ‘Cloud cam’ is a smart security camera that can provide live video footage of your home ( like any other security cameras ) and ‘key’ or ‘Amazon key’ is a new in-home delivery service by Amazon. Means package will be dropped off inside your home and you can monitor it via cloud cam. ‘key’ service is available only for ‘Prime’ members. You can turn it ‘on’ or ‘off’ for a specific delivery. After a package is delivered, you will get one notification on your smartphone and you can watch the footage of the cloud cam. Amazon also mentioned that only third-party companies those are dedicated to Amazon will conduct in-home deliveries. So, you can ‘trust’ the delivery person. The cloud cam is available for preorder on ‘Amazon’. Let me give you a quick overview what this cloud cam offers :
The diameter of the camera is 60 mm. It is 42 mm thick, 104 mm height and the supporting base plate diameter is 70 mm. The weight of the cloud cam is 142 gram. Currently, it is available only in white.
24/7 full HD Monitoring :
Amazon cloud cam can record videos at 1080p full HD resolution. Its field of view is 120 degrees diagonal. Cloud cam can be connected with Cloud Cam Application on your smartphone. You can check live video streams or replay any other recorded clips using the application.
Compatible Smartphones :
Cloud cam is compatible with Android, iOS or FireOS Devices. For Android , Lollipop or later version is required. For iOS, iOS 9.0 or above version and for FireOS, 5.0 or above version is required.
Night Vision :
Cloud cam is featured with eight infrared LED’s that can capture videos clearly even in the dark. Night vision is activated automatically when the light is low. Also, it covers the full field of view ( 120 degrees) with Night Vision.
Two Way Audio :
With its built-in microphones and speaker. Using the application, you can speak remotely through the speakers.
Smart Alert :
Cloud cam’s mobile application will show you one notification if any activity is detected. Also, its motion detection and computer vision technology provide customizable notifications so that you will get alerts only that matter.
Alexa Compatible :
You can use Alexa to show a live view of Cloud cam on your Fire TV, Fire Tablet, Echo show or Echo spot. You can also use microphone and speakers of the cloud cam using Echo show and Echo spot – easily interact with another person from a different room. Cloud cam and Alexa both use same backend, so you can expect more advanced alerts, detection, other features in future.
Use multiple cameras :
You can use more than one camera in different rooms. Using one application on your phone, you can manage all your cameras. If any notification arrives, it will show you the camera name like “New Motion Detected! Front Camera”.
Currently it has free , basic, extended and pro plans. With paid plans, you will get more features and more cloud storage. Please check the Amazon page for more details .