Read Dropcam HD Wi-Fi Wireless Surveillance Review before buy it. Dropcam introduced its new system of video surveillance “in the cloud”, associated with a camera, at CES in Las Vegas. High defintion, Wifi and paratge on smartphone, the security of the 21st century becomes more efficient…
Very compact, but especially of a childlike simplicity, Dropcam HD, still houses a HD 720 p sensor but above all a WiFi connectivity.
In 60 seconds, the micro USB connector allows the initial configuration. It will then be the power of the camera with a three meter cable.
With a field of view of 107 °, the Dropcam is capable of monitoring the family environment in a non-intrusive manner. Rather elegant, it should perfectly blend into the decor. With a respectable price, $ 150 (approximately 117 euros), that “the easiest way to monitor what you like the most”, said the company.
The user can have free access to the live stream from the website of the manufacturer, or a terminal under Android or iOS.
The ‘More’, an amount of $ 10, option of access to the basic functionality and storage cloud for seven days. For $ 30, the ‘Pro’ option provides all the benefits of ‘More’ but for 30 days of HD video.
The user is then alerted by email or notification in case of detection of movement or noise. Thanks, twelve infrared diodes which allow it to operate in the black. The surveillance camera also features a microphone and a loudspeaker that return voice. A new original way to have a conversation with anyone in the room?
Dropcam HD is marketed only in the United States. No output is for now planned in Europe. Remains to be seen if users will be enough confidence to the storage cloud for images of their family.