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Smart Camera instead of Peephole to Secure Houses

Smart Camera instead of Peephole to Secure Houses

Tuesday, 15 January, 2019 - 07:00
Security cameras are seen on a building in Shanghai. (Reuters)
London - Asharq Al-Awsat
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) saw the launch of new smart security cameras for houses and residential apartments.

The new cameras can replace door peepholes or can be installed on the top of the door (in case it lacks for a peephole).

The website reported that Ring Company has developed many types of smart cameras, including "Door View Cam" and "Brinno Duo Smart Peephole DoorCam" that replace peepholes, and the "Remo+ DoorCam 2" that hangs over the top of the door, the German news agency reported.

The idea is that you do not have to deal with electrical wiring or damage your doorframe.

Anyone can buy these devices, but it makes the most sense for people living in apartments and any other rental properties with cranky landlords, who have rules about installing devices.

The Door View Cam by Ring costs $199. It will hit stores later this year, according to Ring, and they're designed to work with other Ring products.

This camera allows the user to receive alerts on his phone whenever someone rings the bell or if activity is detected within range of the camera's motion sensor.

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