Netgear just released a new security camera: the Arlo Pro. This HD camera is 100% wire free and needs no cords. It goes with long-lasting rechargeable batteries. The camera is also waterproof, has an ultra-wide 130° viewing angle and night vision.
It is equipped with a movement sensor with adjustable sensitivity, that can detect at a range up to 23 feet.
With its two-way audio: you can hear and speak to the person at your front door. The camera also starts recording when it detects a sound. It even has a smart siren that you can control remotely.
Cloud and App
Netgear offers 7 days of free cloud camera recording. To access more recording, you will need to pay a monthly subscription fee. The Arlo Basic plan is included with every camera, for up to 5 cameras. For more cameras, other services plans are available.
The camera’s station has USB ports: you can connect it to a hard drive for local video storage.
Use the Arlo Pro app on a mobile device or an Apple TV to control your camera. You will receive push notifications and e-mail when the camera detects motion or audio.
Arlo is compatible SmartThings and can connect to other smart products with IFTTT.
Netgear is coming with an exciting new feature on this camera later this year: Arlo Smart Analytics, a smart recognition feature. With its advanced algorithms, it will distinguish between people, animals, and objects to alert only the relevant events.
You can get the Arlo Pro Systems starting at for the station and 1 camera. Other packs are available with additional cameras and mounts.