Arlo Pro by NETGEAR Security System with Siren (VMS4230) – 2 Rechargeable Wire-Free HD Cameras with Audio, Indoor/Outdoor, Night Vision (Certified Refurbished) - $269.99 Regular price is $400
I remember paying $280 for base and one camera. Nice deal!
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D-Link today announced two next generation Covr whole home Wi-Fi solutions – the 3-pack Dual-Band Whole Home Wi-Fi System (COVR-C1203) and the 2-pack Tri-Band Whole Home Wi-Fi System (COVR-2202). The Covr Wi-Fi systems are simple, intelligent solutions that offer a scalable mesh wireless network for ultra-fast speeds and seamless coverage to the furthest reaches of a home. Featuring a warm and home-friendly design, both Covr models offer Smart Roaming for a seamless connection and Smart Steering to guide devices to the optimum wireless band.
"With this new Covr lineup, we are bridging the gap between mesh networking early adopters and general, everyday users," said Nima Jamshidi, senior product line manager, D-Link Systems. "The new Covr Whole Home Wi-Fi Systems are scalable and interoperable, so a dual-band or tri-band Covr Point can be added for more coverage where needed – meaning no matter the size or shape of the house, there is a Covr solution that fits."
The Tri-Band Whole Home Wi-Fi System (COVR-2202), a CES Innovations award honoree, is a high-power, seamless solution that blankets every inch of the home with ultra-fast AC2200 Wi-Fi. Offering tri-band connectivity to deliver high performance and more coverage with one seamless network, the COVR-2202 delivers faster downloads and lag-free 4Kstreaming, and comes with high-power amplifiers to cover up to 6,000 sq. ft. with ultra-high-speed Wi-Fi. Leveraging Smart Backhaul design for the dedicated 5 GHz wireless backhaul, the built-in vertical and horizontal antenna combination optimizes connectivity between Covr points to provide maximum Wi-Fi throughout the home. In addition, built-in Alexa compatibility allows for a voice controlled Wi-Fi network.
The Dual-Band Whole Home Wi-Fi System (COVR-C1203) stretches AC1200 wireless signal to all corners of the home with its 2x3 antenna configuration for maximized range and connectivity. Delivering seamless coverage for up to 5,000 sq. ft. with three Covr points, the COVR-C1203 is fast enough to support multiple devices undertaking data-intensive tasks like simultaneous HD streaming. In addition, the COVR-C1203 is offered in a home-friendly design with swappable color plates.
Covr Wi-Fi System Key Features
Both the Dual-Band Whole Home Wi-Fi System (COVR-C1203) and the Tri-Band Whole Home Wi-Fi System (COVR-2202) work as a family and offer the following features for delivering a scalable, seamless mesh wireless network:
MU-MIMO Technology: Efficiently handles large groups of concurrent users Smart Roaming: Keeps devices connected to the strongest signal so users can move freely throughout their home and always stay covered Smart Steering: Automatically directs a device to the optimum wireless band for reduced buffering and lag Easy Setup: The refreshed D-Link Wi-Fi app allows for easy set up and management of the router network Firmware Update Push Notifications: Always keeps Covr System up to date Three-Year Limited Warranty: Includes a three-year limited warranty and D-Link's industry-leading customer service and support Pricing and Availability
The new Covr Whole Home Wi-Fi Systems will be displayed at the 2018 International CES, Jan. 9-12 in Las Vegas. Detailed specifications and information are available online at dlink.com and availability and retail pricing are as follows:
3-Pack Dual-Band Whole Home Wi-Fi System (COVR-C1203) – available Q1 2018 for $249.99 2-Pack Tri-Band Whole Home Wi-Fi System (COVR-2202) – available Q2 2018 for $319.99
Peepholes were so 2017. EZVIZ has announced the EZVIZ Lookout Smart Door Viewer which will turn your door's peephole into a camera and touchscreen display! You can also use the app to view who is outside your door! Not only that, but EZVIZ has also announced ezGuard, which is an outdoor/indoor all-in-one home security system that combines a full HD professional grade camera, smart siren, warning strobe light and onboard recording capability in one compact package.
Press release is below and stay tuned to RESET.FM podcast and this forum for more. I'll be speaking with EZVIZ at CES 2018 and will show you everything!
You can also see their entire CES coverage here - http://www.ezvizlife.com/ces2018
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., January 10, 2018– EZVIZ Inc., a leading provider of video technology for the smart home, today announced the launch of its first smart entry security solution, the Lookout Smart Door Viewer, and ezGuard, a new addition to the EZVIZ rugged outdoor home security camera line.
Through the EZVIZ app, these latest additions to the EZVIZ ecosystem can integrate with each other as well as existing EZVIZ products, and third-party voice services like Amazon Alexa, to provide an enhanced smart home experience. The ezGuard 24-7 live video monitoring and recording captures activity on the outer perimeter, and the Lookout Smart Door Viewer automatically takes over at the entryway of the home.
EZVIZ’s award-winning Lookout Smart Door Viewer is a two-part smart home door entry video solution that enables an existing peephole in any door to become part of the connected home. Encased in a sleek and durable zinc alloy body, the EZVIZ Lookout Smart Door Viewer includes a high definition professional grade camera lens equipped with infrared adaptive technology for night vision. The lens connects via a secured cable through the peephole, and the action outside can be seen on a touchscreen display on the inside of the door.
The EZVIZ Lookout Smart Door Viewer’s extended remote viewing capability provides the convenience of secure viewing from anywhere through the app versus having to physically walk up to the door. Homeowners can create a gallery of trusted visitors in the app, and the facial recognition technology within the Lookout Smart Door Viewer quickly and accurately identifies who is at the door so the homeowner can act accordingly. An adjustable microphone, loudspeaker and integrated chime also make it a smart video doorbell.
EZVIZ’s other latest offering, the ezGuard, is an outdoor/indoor all-in-one home security system that combines a full HD professional grade camera, smart siren, warning strobe light and onboard recording capability in one compact package. The ezGuard has a proactive defense function that includes a 100 dB siren and lamp to alert the intruder that they’ve been spotted. The ezGuard’s motion detection sends your phone a live video feed of what’s going on outside.
The ezGuard casing complements any décor, and can be installed outside of the front porch, over a driveway or near a gate. The ezGuard dual outdoor antennas ensure a strong connection to a home’s Wi-Fi signal even at a distance.
Its built-in waterproof microphone and speaker support two-way talk for convenient and secure communication. Homeowners can talk to a person outside even before they get close to the home’s entryway. They can tell a delivery driver to leave the package at the gate, or deter a prowler without putting them in physical proximity.
"EZVIZ brings our customers peace of mind through our intelligent, intuitive and integrable products like the Lookout Smart Door Viewer and the ezGuard because they help them see, capture, share and protect what’s most valuable to them," said Albert Lin, general manager of EZVIZ.
The EZVIZ Lookout Smart Door Viewer and the ezGuard, will retail for $229.99 and $109.99, respectively. They will be available to the general public through Amazon, North American Retail and the EZVIZ website in the first quarter of 2018. EZVIZ CloudPlay, an optional cloud storage subscription, will also be available for both the Lookout Smart Door Viewer and the ezGuard.
See the EZVIZ Lookout Smart Door Viewer and the ezGuard in the EZVIZ booth 41321 at Smart Home Marketplace at CES 2018, which runs January 9-12, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.
EZVIZ, Inc., provides smart home security systems through its versatile cameras and cloud-based platform. The intelligent and intuitive products from EZVIZ enable customers to see, capture, share and protect what’s valuable to them. Located in City of Industry, California, EZVIZ is the consumer and residentially focused subsidiary of Hikvision, the world’s largest provider of video surveillance solutions.
I've been a big fan of this product and have it running in my home. It's now $20 off if you follow this link.
There is an Amazon link to buy it and December 17th to 22nd it will also be $20 off on the Circle website. So heads up!
Take a look at the video below for a better understanding of what it can do for you. In my house, if anything hops on my wifi the box will notify me immediately. I've set it up so anything that jumps on is put in a KID friendly profile. I look at what they are seeing on their iPads and can turn off apps. YouTube, Safari, App Store = Off.